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One Injured in Hardin County School Bus Accident

Date of News Release: 04/11/2016

(STEPHENSBURG, KY.) - Kentucky State Police Post 4 in Elizabethtown worked a single vehicle collission involving a Hardin County Schools bus in the 9000 block of Leitchfield Road. On April 11, 2016 at approximately 3:25 P.M. EDST, Hardin Co. School bus #701 was traveling east on (U.S. 62) Leitchfield Rd. For unknown reasons, Jennifer M. Leon (38) of Eastview lost control of the bus and exited the roadway and traveled through three residential front lawns before striking the residence located at 9799 Leitchfield Rd. There were 50 children inside the bus that were unharmed. Mrs. Leon was extricated and later transported by air to the University of Louisville Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. KSP was assisted at the scene by the Hardin Co. SO, Hardin Co. EMS and the Stephensburg Fire Dept. The accident is still under investigation by KSP Post 4 Trooper Jacobe Farmer.