No students hurt as bus, car collide

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By Stephen Thomas

 SHEPHERDSVILLE - No students injured after a Bullitt County school bus was involved in a head-on collision Thursday afternoon.


Bus number 83 was traveling southbound at the 400 block of Oak Grove Blvd. when it was struck by a 2006 Kia headed northbound, according to Shepherdsvile Police Sgt. Ken Proffitt.

The accident occurred around 2:45 p.m.

Four Bullitt Central students were on the bus, along with the driver. Bullitt County Pubilc Schools transportation director Staci Goedde said no injuries were reported.

The Kia driver, a white male, was transported by Bullitt County EMS to University of Louisville Hospital. Proffitt said the driver received minor injuries.

A female passenger was not injured. Proffitt said the passenger refused EMS transport.

According to Proffitt, the Kia suffered severe front end damage. The bus received bumper damage on its front right corner.

Students were removed from bus 83 to bus 129, which completed the route.

Shepherdsville Fire units also responded to the scene.