Bus accident in Lyons Brook

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LYONS BROOK – No one was seriously hurt when a school bus transporting nine students left the road and partly overturned near West Pictou Consolidated School on Route 376 on Monday afternoon.

Pictou RCMP Const. Ryan Murnahan said the crash occurred at about 3:30 p.m. when driver of the bus attempted a left turn from Stewart Road onto Route 376 and swerved onto a steep shoulder of the road.

Most of the students were shaken up from the crash while one student was still being treated for a bump on the head after the incident.

A tow truck arrived about an hour after the crash to return the bus onto the road.

The  bus’s left front wheel was in the air from where it rested.

Police are continuing the investigation of the crash while traffic was allowed through and diverted from the crash site.

(Photos by Crystal Murray)