One person injured in McDowell County school bus accident

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Emergency responders were called to the scene of an accident involving a school bus on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016.  Troopers told 59News several students were on the bus but were not injured.  It happened in the afternoon hours.  According to officials, a Subaru Forester crossed the center line on Route 52 on Premier Mountain Road and hit the school bus head on.  The driver of the car was taken to Welch Community Hospital.  The man who was driving and taken to the hospital is in stable condition.

Officials said there were no other injuries reported in the accident.  What caused the accident is being investigated by State Troopers from the Welch Detachment.  

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