A Franklin Parish School bus occupied by elementary students and staff was involved in a one-vehicle accident mid-morning today on La. Hwy. 577.

Sheriff Kevin Cobb reported that his office responded to the accident which involved a school bus transporting the occupants to an off-site event. According to the Sheriff’s Office, occupants of the bus were transported to local medical facilities for evaluation. 

Northeast Louisiana Ambulance dispatched five units to the scene. Air Evac Lifeteam also responded. Traffic was diverted around the accident while the crash site was worked. 

The crash is under investigation by Louisiana State Police.  

No further details are available at this time.

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