Knox County bus accident Big Branch Hollow

December 22, 2014
Stinking Creek firefighters stand by as a wrecker makes its way to the scene of the accident Friday morning. Photo by Bobbie Poynter

Stinking Creek firefighters stand by as a wrecker makes its way to the scene of the accident Friday morning.
Photo by Bobbie Poynter

 A Knox County school bus was involved in a minor accident on Friday morning transporting students to school. The accident occurred around 7:20 a.m. in the Big Branch area of Dewitt, which is located in eastern Knox County.


Preliminary reports state that eight students were on the bus at the time of the accident.

Minor injuries were reported and Knox County EMS was called to the scene.

Seven students were checked by EMS workers and released to their parents. One student was transported to Knox County Hospital for further examination.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.