No students were injured Tuesday morning when a Fayette County school bus was struck by a car on Man o’ War Boulevard at Old Higbee Mill Road the during rush-hour commute.
The bus pulled out from Old Higbee Mill Road into the path of the car, Lexington police Lt. Jeremy Tuttle said. One passenger in the car was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
The students were being taken to Beaumont Middle School, district spokeswoman Lisa Deffendall said. A second bus picked the students up and took them to school.
District Transportation Director Marcus Dobbs said Tuesday night that school district officials were “still investigating the matter.”
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Dobbs said in the meantime, the bus driver had been assigned to other duties.
“Appropriate disciplinary action will be taken once our investigation is complete,” Dobbs said.