Seventeen elementary school students, plus the driver of a car, have received minor injuries in a school bus accident in Petal.
Petal Police Department employee Heather Shoemake says a car hit a school bus about 6:45 a.m. Monday at West Central Avenue and Stevens Street.
Officials at Forrest General Hospital say 17 students and the car driver were brought to the hospital in Hattiesburg. Officials say all were in good condition and were being evaluated.
It was not immediately clear whether any of the 18 would be admitted to the hospital.
School district officials say the bus was carrying students from more than one school.
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