AHOSKIE – Several Hertford County Public School students were taken to the hospital as a precaution following a two-vehicle accident involving a car and school bus Tuesday.
School spokeswoman Brunet Parker said some of the students suffered bruises but there were no serious injuries.
"The bus driver did a very good job protecting our kids, which is our top priority," Parker told 13News Now.
The accident occurred around 7:30 a.m. on Willoughby Road.
It is unclear at this time what caused the accident.
The North Carolina State Highway Patrol says the accident is under investigation.