Laurel County, Ky. (May 3, 2019) - Sheriff John Root is reporting that: Laurel Sheriff Deputy Jamie Etherton along with Deputy Jake Miller and Deputy Charlie Johnson with assistance from Kentucky State Police investigated a single vehicle injury traffic crash which occurred on Ky 1193 approximately 15 miles west of London on Sunday morning June 2, 2019 at approximately 9:22 AM.
The investigators report that apparently a motor coach charter bus occupied by a driver and 21 persons most of which were juveniles were on board the bus when the driver apparently misjudged his turn as he pulled out of a camping site and the bus partially overturned in the ditch there.
Deputies report that a ladder had to be used and a window popped out to evacuate occupants from the bus.
A total of eight persons were transported reportedly with minor injuries to St. Joseph Hospital London for treatment.
Assisting at the scene of the crash was:
- Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County
- London Laurel Rescue Squad
- Bald Rock Volunteer Fire Department
Photos of crash site provided by Deputy Etherton.