School bus hit by van, 19 students on board

KINGSPORT, Tenn. - A Church Hill man was cited for failure to yield right-of-way after police say he ran a red light and hit a school bus.

Police tell us it happened at the intersection of Stone Drive and Afton Street Wednesday morning.

They say the bus had a green light and started to pull through the intersection when a van struck the bus on the left front side.

We've learned the driver of the van was 56-year-old Jerry Lester. 

Bus 7 had 19 students on board. No one was injured.

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