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AHOSKIE Several Hertford County Public School students were taken to the hospital as a precaution following a two-vehicle accident involving a car and school bus Tuesday.

School spokeswoman Brunet Parker said some of the students suffered bruises but there were no serious injuries.

'The bus driver did a very good job protecting our kids, which is our top priority,' Parker told 13News Now.

The accident occurred around 7:30 a.m. on Willoughby Road.

It is unclear at this time what caused the accident.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol says the accident is under investigation.

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