Two injured when car strikes school bus

From Staff Reports


   A Roan Mountain woman and her son were transported to Sycamore Shoals Hospital Tuesday morning by Carter County Rescue Squad following a 7:45 a.m. accident on Hampton Creek Road.
   Amy D. Free, 26, was rounding a curve when her vehicle slid on the wet pavement, striking the side of a Carter County school bus driven by Ricky Birchfield.
   Birchfield already had dropped off his load of student passengers when the accident occurred. He was uninjured and the bus sustained only minor damage.
   Free was charged with driving left of center and no driver's license on person, according to Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Steve Galyon, who investigated the accident.