Wednesday, August 20 2014, 07:08 AM EDT
2 Students Receive 'Minor' Injuries in Marion Co. School Bus Accident
Two students received minor injuries in a school bus crash in Marion County Tuesday afternoon.
According to the the investigating trooper, 22-year-old Morgan Roark from Murfreesboro was exiting I-24 onto Highway 156.
The trooper said Roark, driving a 2009 Nissan Altima, failed to yield the right of way as he merged onto Hwy 156. The trooper said Roark cut off the school bus whose driver, Nancy Pickett, 60, could not avoid a collision.
There were 19 students on the bus. The initial report indicated two students received "minor" injuries, but did not elaborate on the nature of the injuries.
No charges had been filed at the time of the initial report.