One person killed in wreck involving school bus

WESTOVER – One person in a passenger vehicle was apparently killed when the vehicle collided with a school bus on Tuesday, Jan. 21, in Westover.

No students were on the bus at the time of the incident, according to information provided by Shelby County Schools.

The wreck occurred near the intersection of U.S. 280 and Shelby County 55.

“We were unofficially informed by local law enforcement that there was a fatality in the other vehicle involved in the accident,” SCS Spokeswoman Cindy Warner said. “Our hearts and prayers go out to that person’s family.

“At the time of the accident, the bus was occupied by the driver and an aide. The bus is assigned to the Linda Nolen Learning Center. The driver and aide were en route to the school to begin their afternoon bus duties. No students were on the bus at the time of the accident, and there were no reported injuries to the driver or the aide.”