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Twenty eight students and their school bus driver were taken to the hospital following a rollover accident north of Ewing in Tuesday afternoon. The accident occurred at about 3:30pm, on Highway C and Juniper Avenue in Lewis County. Several students were airlifted from the scene to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, and many more came in ambulances and private vehicles.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the bus was driven by 62-year-old John Logan. The bus was eastbound, traveled off the right side of the road, overcorrected and traveled off the left side of the road, flipping on to its top.
The accident is under investigation. The preliminary accident report can be seen by clicking the link below.
Emergency crews from across Northeast Missouri responded to a school bus rollover accident northeast of Ewing on Tuesday afternoon. The accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. The scanner call in Clark County reported 30 students aboard the bus.
In addition to Lewis County, two ambulances from Clark County responded, and a Scotland County ambulance was staged in Clark County, if needed. Three Air Evac helicopters also responded to the scene.
The bus can be seen on its top near the yellow vehicle on the highway. The number of injuries is unknown at this time.
The accident was on Highway C and Juniper Avenue in Lewis County.
The bus can be seen on its top near the yellow vehicle on the highway.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.