Five Children Treated And Released In Bus Accident Near Cameron

Date 2013/12/16 10:20:00 | Topic: News

A school bus belonging to the Cameron District went off a road and hit several trees east of Cameron on Friday afternoon.

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Five children were treated and released at Cameron Regional Medical Center. The highway patrol report indicated five children had minor injuries. They were taken to the hospital by private vehicle.

There were five other passengers and the driver on the bus. The driver and other passengers were not reported hurt.

The driver was 29 year old Nicole Burge of Cameron. The accident was Friday afternoon around 3:35 on Stone Creek Road, one mile east of Cameron. The patrol reported the southbound bus went off the right side of the road hitting several trees, resulting in moderate damage to the bus.

The five children treated and released are 5 year old Kalen Harrison, 7 year old Weldon Harrison, 9 year old Katlin Riddle, 10 year old Wyatt Riddle, and 7 year old Dylan Vangundy---all from Cameron. None of them were wearing a seatbelt.

The bus driver, Nicole Burge, was wearing a safety device.



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