Preliminary report on Meigs County school bus crash
DECATUR, Tennessee (WDEF) – The Tennessee Highway patrol has released their preliminary report on the Meigs County school bus crash.
They identify the bus driver who was killed as 53 year old Lisa Dillard.
The Utility Truck was heading north on Highway 58 when it ran off the side of the road, over-corrected and lost control.
The truck crossed into the path of the school bus.
The bus driver and a 7 year old student on the bus were killed.
8 other students were injured.
At this point, there are no charges in the crash, but the investigation is ongoing.
Also today, the National Transportation Safety Bureau opened a safety investigation into the crash.
An investigators arrived at the scene on Wednesday.