OC Bus Accident under investigation

Monday afternoon’s school bus wreck in Oconee County is under investigation by the South Carolina Highway Patrol.  The 4:30pm accident happened near Long Creek and sent three students to Oconee Medical Center with minor injuries.  According to officials, the bus was carrying four students at the time of the accident.  Three students were from West-Oak Middle School and one student was from West-Oak High School.  The bus ran off Unity Church Road and fell on its side.  This was the third rollover of a school bus in the School District of Oconee County since March 2012.  Fortunately, there have been no serious injuries as a result of these wrecks.