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Mar 22, 2010 7:44 PM by Melissa Canone

Bus Accident North Of Erath

Update: A bus traveling northbound on LA 339 near Erath was involved in an accident with a pickup attempting to pass the bus as it turned left. The truck broadsided the bus, pushing it partially into a ditch. There were 30 kids on board, 10 with minor injuries. The bus driver and pickup driver were both cited. The bus driver with failure to yield and the pickup driver for improper passing. The accident remains under investigation.

State police say there is a traffic accident on Hwy 339 near Bares Rd North of Erath. There is a report of a two vehicle accident involving a school bus in a ditch with no injuries at this time. We have a crew in route and more information at five.

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