Vancleave girl injured trying to board school bus

Jackson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an early-morning incident with a school bus that left an 8-year-old with broken bones.

Sheriff Mike Ezell said in a press release that the Vancleave girl was crossing the westbound lane of Jim Ramsey Road in Vancleave about 6:25 a.m. to get on the school bus when a  Nissan car hit the child.

The bus was stopped in the eastbound lane. The child was taken to Ocean Springs Hospital, where she was treated for a broken arm and a broken leg, Ezell said in the press release.

The driver of the Nissan has not been charged as yet. Ezell said deputies are still investigating the incident.

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