SHINNSTON, WV. (THECOUNT) — Emergency officials are responding to Lucas Road, in Shinnston, W.Va, after a school bus was side-swiped by a tanker truck.

The accident happened around 1:45 p.m. on Lucas Avenue in Shinnston.


It is currently unknown if there are any injuries.

911 officials say the tanker truck fled the scene. It is unclear where the truck is from. source

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Shinnston is a city and former coal town in Harrison County, West Virginia, United States, along the West Fork River. In 1778 Levi Shinn constructed his log home along what is now Route 19; today it is the oldest standing structure in north-central West Virginia, according to Wikipedia.