School bus, log truck accident near Forks - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

School bus, log truck accident near Forks

FORKS, Wash. - The State Patrol reports drivers suffered minor injuries in an accident involving a school bus, logging truck and at least two other vehicles on Highway 101 about 10 miles south of Forks.

Trooper Krista Hedstrom in Bremerton says although witnesses first reported there were students on the bus, arriving troopers found there were no students on board, just the driver.

She says an icy road was a factor in the accident just before 7 a.m. Monday.

Hedstrom says both the bus and truck will be inspected for mechanical problems as part of the patrol's investigation.

The highway is blocked until at least 10:30 a.m. because there is no detour available in the remote area.

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