CHURCH HILL, Tenn. (WJHL) — School officials say no one was hurt in a school bus crash Monday evening in Hawkins County.
According to Director of Hawkins County Schools Matthew Hixon, the crash happened at the intersection of Old Union Road and Woodland Lane near Church Hill and involved Bus 93, which serves Church Hill elementary and middle schools.
Hixon said 11 students were on the bus, but no injuries were reported.
“We are very thankful there were no injuries,” Hixon told News Channel 11 via text message.
A second bus was brought in to take some students home. Other students were picked up by their parents.
According to a preliminary crash report from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a Chevrolet Silverado traveling south on Woodland Lane entered a skid due to the wet pavement when the driver pressed the brakes. The truck then slid into the driver’s side of the school bus.
The driver of the pickup truck was not injured. According to the crash report, no charges will be filed.