3 injured after crash involving school bus in Rutherford County

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RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — A Rutherford County student was injured in a crash involving a school bus and two other vehicles Wednesday morning.

Rutherford County Fire Rescue responded to that three-vehicle collision around 7:30 a.m. on John Bragg Highway near Pilot Knob Road.

A school bus carrying four children was involved in a rear-end crash with a pick-up truck and a passenger car, according to first responders.

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office said a 16-year-old student on-board the bus was transported to Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, along with the driver and passenger of the car involved. Their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, a department spokesperson said.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Rutherford County school bus crash
(Courtesy: Rutherford County Fire Rescue)

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