Seven students and the driver of a pickup truck were injured in Laurel County on Thursday when the pickup smashed into a school bus.
The bus, driven by Linda Floyd, 53, apparently pulled into the path of the truck when turning onto U.S. 25 from Fariston Road between London and Corbin, according to a news release from the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
The driver of the truck, Anthony Wager, 19, of Lily, was airlifted to University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital, the release said. Wager had been discharged from the hospital by 10:30 Thursday night.
Floyd was not injured, but five girls and two boys who were on the bus were hurt and taken to Saint Joseph Hospital in London.
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There were 64 students and two adults on the bus, the release said. Both vehicles were heavily damaged.
The wreck occurred about 3:47 p.m. Thursday. Laurel Sheriff's Deputy Bo Harris is investigating.