There were no injuries Thursday afternoon when a car rear-ended a Carthage school bus.
District Superintendent Peter Turner said there were eight or nine students aboard the bus when it was struck.
It happened in the 900 block of West Street after 2 p.m.
Turner said a car slid on the slippery road and hit the back of the bus.
He said the students were transferred to a different bus and sent on their way.
According to the superintendent of the bus garage, special needs students from middle and high school were aboard the bus.
Their parents were notified of the accident.