BREAKING: West Virginia School Bus Crash


*NOTE: The above photo is an embedded Facebook post.  The poster’s claim of the accident being a “roll over” is unsubstantiated.

MADISON, W.Va. — Boone County Sheriff’s Office employees have confirmed to Appalachian Magazine that a school bus crashed Friday afternoon inside the municipal limits of Madison, West Virginia.

Sheriff’s deputies say the accident occurred around 3 p.m. near the Scott High School field house, but declined to provide any information as to the cause of the accident.

The bus went over a guardrail on the side of a hill.

A representative from the City of Madison Emergency Medical Services states that there were only minor injuries.

Law enforcement officials say the Madison Police Department is overseeing the incident.


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