Students were shaken up but not injured when an SUV crashed into their school bus Wednesday morning in Lake Ozark. Eleven School of the Osage students were on board when Assistant Superintendent Tony Hermann says the bus was struck by an SUV that had been hit from behind. by another car:
As a precaution, the students were taken to Lake Regional Hospital:
The accident happened on Bagnell Dam Boulevard, between Paul’s supermarket and Baxter’s Bar and Grill. The bus was damaged and had to be towed from the scene. Business 54 was closed for about an hour-and-a-half.
It was the second school bus accident in less than a week in the Lake area. Six students sustained minor injuries last Friday when a Climax Springs R-IV bus that ran off the road and overturned on Route FF in northwest Camden County after hitting a patch of black ice. The students all returned to class on Monday.