13 Carroll Academy students injured after school bus driver has heart attack

Thirteen Carroll Academy students were injured after a school bus driver had a heart attack.

Posted: Nov. 7, 2018 8:35 PM
Updated: Nov. 8, 2018 9:06 AM

CARROLL COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Thirteen Carroll Academy students were injured after a school bus driver had a heart attack.

Mississippi Highway Patrol Sgt. Ronnie Shive says Jeffrey King, 75, suffered a massive heart attack before 4:00 Wednesday afternoon.

Shive says King was traveling along Highway 82 from Carrollton to Greenwood with 23 Carroll Academy students on board.

The driver went off the highway in Carroll County near CR 316 and landed in a ravine.

Shive says 13 students suffered minor injuries. They were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

As for the school bus driver, Shive says King was flown to the University Of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

His condition is unknown at this time.

The accident remains under investigation

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