Whitesburg KY

1 child taken to hospital after bus wreck near Neon

One child was taken to the hospital Tuesday evening after a school bus overturned near Neon.

Kentucky State Police Trooper Matt Gayheart said the bus was traveling up Goose Creek about 3:30 p.m. when it went off the right shoulder of the road and overturned into a ditch.

The bus was loaded with children at the time of the crash. One student was taken by ambulance to Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital for treatment of minor injuries, Gayheart said.

More than 20 other students were walked down the hollow to nearby church to await pick up.

The incident occurred about one mile up the hollow. Additional information was not available at press time.

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