School bus rolls into Jefferson County ditch; 10 students injured

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Police confirm that a school bus got into an accident near Highway Z and Persimmon Point Drive. There are reports that the bus is overturned in a ditch and that the driver is trapped.

Emergency crews are responding to the scene.

Missouri Highway Patrol says all students are off the bus. Ten children were injured and were taken to an area hospital for observation. All injuries are minor. The bus seats 25 people.

No word on the condition of the bus driver.

More details will be posted as this story develops.

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