Local News

About 20 people, mostly kids were taken to Taylorville Memorial Hospital after a school bus and van collided at the intersection of Park and Cherokee Streets.. 911 received the call of the accident at about 2:30 Thursday afternoon.


Taylorville Assistant Police Chief Vince Childers says the van ran a red light, causing the crash.



The bus was from the Flora School District, and according to the district’s facebook page, the fifth graders were on their way back from a field trip to Springfield.

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