Three injured after school bus accident in St. Clair County

Three people were injured Friday morning after a wreck involving a passenger car and a Pell City school bus. {}{}The wreck happened on Alabama 144 at Center Star Road about 9:45 am.

The bus was carrying students from Walter Kennedy Elementary School.

According to a release from the Alabama State Troopers, the driver of the bus and the driver of the passenger car were transported to UAB Hospital. {}The injured student was transported to Children's of Alabama with non-life threatening injuries.{} There were seven other students on the bus, none suffered injuries and were transported from the scene by school van.

It is unclear if road conditions were a factor residents in the area say the road was covered with ice.

At this time, the accident is still under investigation.