Driver slams into Ocean Springs school bus

The driver of a vehicle that slammed into an Ocean Springs school bus this morning was under the influence of alcohol, Ocean Springs Police Officer Michael Pol said.

Twenty-one students were on the school bus when the accident happened at 6:22 a.m. today at the corner of Government Street and Bechtel Boulevard. Pol said a couple of students were banged up a bit though no life threatening injuries were reported.

Police said the man accused of causing the accident is facing a charge of driving under the influence.

The Sun Herald updates this story as details develop.