School Bus, Pickup Truck Collide

Lauderdale County, Miss.

Multiple children were injured Wednesday afternoon when a school bus collided with a pickup truck near Meridian Naval Air Station.

The accident happened about 3:30 p.m. at Highway 39 and Stennis Drive.

Two students from the Northeast Lauderdale bus and
the driver of the truck were taken to the hospital by ambulance.

Authorities at the scene said the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating the cause.