UPDATE: 7 children released from hospital after Edgefield Co. school bus accident

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Friday, March 21, 2014

EDGEFIELD COUNTY, S.C. (WRDW) - Seven children are out of the hospital after an accident involving multiple cars and a school bus, Edgefield County School District said.

Officials confirm seven children and two others were taken to the hospital. The seven children suffered minor injuries.

A second bus came to the accident scene to take the rest of the children to school, officials said. The bus had 25 students on it at the time of the accident.

Edgefield County School District confirms it was an Edgefield County bus on its way to Merriweather Elementary.

The crash happened on Edgefield Road in the southbound lanes at Jacob McKe Road.

South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

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