Car driver dies in accident involving Talladega Co. school bus; 20 students and bus driver released from hospital

Car driver dies in accident involving Talladega Co. school bus; 20 students and bus driver released from hospital
School bus accident involving a Talladega Co. school bus near Munford (Source: John David Haynes)

TALLADEGA COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - An accident involving a Talladega Co. school bus and a vehicle is under investigation.

The accident happened Monday morning near Oak Grove Road and Hwy 21 in Munford.

Talladega County Sheriff Jerry Kilgore tells WBRC the driver of the vehicle did not survive.

The Talladega County Coroner has identified the car driver as Victoria Faye Burdette, 41, of Talladega.

Dr. Suzanne Lacey, Superintendent of Talledega County Schools, said 7 Munford Elementary School students, 9 Munford Middle School students and 4 Munford High School students and the school bus driver were taken to the Citizen’s Hospital in Talladega. All have been released.

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