School bus involved in fatal accident in Bullitt County
LEBANON JUNCTION, KY (WAVE) - One person is dead after a car ran into the back of school bus 0854 in Bullitt County Friday morning around 6:30.
It occurred on Preston Highway at Belmont Road where the highway runs parallel to Interstate 65 just north of the Lebanon Junction exit.
Eric Farris, the spokesman for Bullitt County Schools, said 11 students were on board a bus headed for Bullitt Central High School.
Farris said the school bus driver and students are all fine but were transported to Jewish Hospital South in Shepherdsville for caution.
Andrea Clifford from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet confirmed the 86-year-old man who was driving the silver Grand Marquis that hit the bus died as a result of the accident. There were no skid marks on the pavement.
The bus was stopped and students were boarding it when the accident happened.