HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – A school bus crash in Daviess County closed down part of a busy highway Thursday afternoon.

The sheriff’s office says it happened just before 3 p.m. on Highway 81. The sheriff says there were 27 students on the bus at the time.

The sheriff tells us a truck rear-ended the bus as it was stopped on the road, and a child was getting off the bus. He says that child was thrown to the ground, but was not injured. Both the bus driver and the driver of the truck were taken to the hospital with possible injuries.

The road was closed for about an hour.


Daviess County Dispatch confirms there was a school bus crash on Highway 81. 

Dispatch says an ambulance was sent out and the incident happened at 2:55 p.m. Dispatch says crews are still on the scene and the entire road is closed in the 7700 block.

Officials say there were students were on the bus but dispatch did not confirm if the ambulance transported anyone to the hospital.

We will bring you more details as they become available.