Horse causes school bus crash in North Knox County

Horse causes school bus crash in North Knox County

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A horse jumped from the bank and struck bus number two and its windshield. A horse jumped from the bank and struck bus number two and its windshield.
Three children were examined for minor injuries. Three children were examined for minor injuries.

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - A horse was the cause of school bus accident in North Knox County Friday morning.

Knox County Sheriff's Office officials say bus number two, carrying children to Corryton Elementary, was traveling on Emory Road at Dyer Road around 7 a.m. when a horse jumped from a bank and struck the bus and its windshield.

Rural/Metro checked three children for minor injuries. Two children were taken home by their parents and the rest were taken to school by another bus.

The horse died on the scene.

Two other horses had gotten loose and were taken by Animal Control to their owner.

No citations were issued and no charges have been filed.

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