Update Wednesday 10:30 a.m.:
A 44-year-old Clinton man faces several charges including DUI after crashing into a Knox County school bus Tuesday afternoon.
The Knox County Sheriff's Office said Keith Green is charged with DUI-second offense, following another vehicle too closely, driving while privilege revoked, possession of drug paraphernalia.
Authorities said Green also has a history of passing bad checks and traffic violations in Knox County.
He's being held on a $9,500 bond.
Original story (3/4/2014)
A man will be charged with DUI after crashing into a Knox County school bus Tuesday afternoon, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.
The accident was reported just before 4 p.m. on Middlebrook Pike near Cedar Bluff.
The 44-year-old suspect was driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee that hit the bus and another SUV. His name and bond will be released once he is formally charged, but officers say he will be charged with DUI second offense, driving on a revoked license, and drug charges.
Several students suffered minor injuries in a school bus crash in West Knox County. 3-4-14
There were approximately 45 students on board bus 114, which serves Hardin Valley Academy. Six students were transported to local hospitals with what are thought to be minor injuries. The Knox Co. Sheriff's Office says four were taken to Parkwest Medical Center and two were taken to Children's Hospital.
A witness told KCSO investigators the Jeep rear-ended an SUV driving westbound on Middlebrook Pike, then shot through the median and hit the driver's side of the school bus. The suspect and SUV driver were taken to Parkwest Hospital for treatment.
A student on board the bus, Stephanie Manson-Potts, a freshman at Hardin Valley, told 10News there were some scary moments on board the bus.
"This black SUV was just speeding down and hit us in the middle of the bus. Everybody started freaking out and was like 'what's going on?' I went side to side and the window hit me in the shoulder," she said.
Stephanie said once the bus stopped, all the kids wanted off, and quickly evacuated the bus. She saw one girl with a neck injury. She, along with several other students, were picked up by their parents when word got out about the crash. The remaining students were taken home on a replacement bus.