FRANKLIN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — At least two students were reportedly taken to the hospital after a head-on crash involving a school bus and a truck in Franklin County Thursday morning.
According to the Franklin County Sheriff, the head-on crash happened around 7:30 a.m. on Cowan Highway near Arnold Farm Road. Officials said the driver of the truck involved was flown to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga with critical injuries.
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Authorities said the bus was headed to South Middle School and Cowan Elementary School. According to the Franklin County Director of Schools, four students were transported to the hospital from the scene, and two additional students were driven to the hospital by their parents after the crash.
No additional information was immediately released.
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