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BUS CRASH - JULY 10, 2017


On 7/10/2017 at approximately 4:45 pm, Camden County Communications began receiving multiple calls about a bus on its side on State Road AA, Roach, Camden County, leading to Windermere Baptist Conference Center.  It was reported that the bus was occupied by over 30 children and that there were multiple injuries.  The school bus was from Oklahoma.

All available CCSO deputies, MSHP, Sunrise Beach PD, two helicopters (Staff and Lifeline), multiple ambulances from Mercy and Lake West, along with Mid County Fire, Osage Beach Fire and Sunrise Beach Fire, were called to the scene.  The helicopters staged at a landing zone established at Mid County Station 3.

A total of 14 children were treated at Lake Regional Hospital for minor injuries.  One child was transported by Lifeline to a Springfield Hospital.  The bus had been occupied by 40 people, 39 of them being children.

For additional information regarding the crash, contact the Missouri State Highway Patrol.