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Update: One bus crash victim remains at JCMC

September 24th, 2012 9:30 am by Staff reports

Update: One bus crash victim remains at JCMC

There is now just one victim at Johnson City Medical Center from Thursday's bus crash on Mount Wesley Road, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

The remaining patient is Cheyenne Bunton, who received a serious head abrasion and fractures in her vertebrae.

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Below is an earlier update on the patients:
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One more victim of a David Crockett High School bus crash Thursday has been released from Johnson City Medical Center, leaving three of the original 17 victims admitted still hospitalized there, according to a hospital spokeswoman.

Seventeen students were taken to Johnson City Medical Center following Thursday afternoon’s school bus crash on Mount Wesley Road near Telford.

All of the victims still needing care are in the Niswonger Children's Hosptial pediatrics unit. Some had been in the intensive care unit.

Forty-two students from David Crockett High School were on the bus Thursday when it flipped, injuring 26 students and the bus driver. Seventeen students were taken to Johnson City Medical Center for treatment, eight were taken to Franklin Woods Community Hospital and one student was treated at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport.

A report on the crash from the Tennessee Highway Patrol is expected later this week.

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