School bus involved in traffic accident early Wednesday morning - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

School bus involved in traffic accident early Wednesday morning

A school bus carrying children was involved in a crash Wednesday morning near the intersection of Getwell and South Raines.

A total of 26 children were on the bus at the time accident, which occurred just before 8:30 a.m.

Officials said nine children, ranging in age from seven to eleven years old, were transported to area hospitals as a precautionary measure.  No serious injuries were reported.

Investigators said the bus driver was cited for failure to maintain proper control of the bus. 

The driver of a second vehicle involved in the accident was not cited.

A spokesperson for Memphis City Schools said the bus was a Vendor First student bus transporting Memphis City students.

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