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School bus involved in Rutherford County crash; students not hurt

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Posted at 7:34 AM, Jan 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-16 10:16:16-05

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WTVF) — The Tennessee Highway Patrol says no students were hurt in a crash involving a Rutherford County school bus.

The wreck happened Thursday morning on Lebanon Pike and Central Valley Road, just north of Murfreesboro.

It’s unclear to which school the bus was headed. About 50 students were on board at the time.

THP troopers say a 45-year-old driver was turning left on Lebanon Pike and failed to yield to the bus. They say no charges will be filed.

Rutherford County Schools released the following statement:

We have had a bus wreck this morning on Central Valley Road in Murfreesboro. No student injuries have been reported, and parents have been notified. Students are being off-loaded from one bus and moved to another to be taken to school.