Material Transport Co., expresses its concern for the well-being of the six Greenwood Elementary School sixth graders and their bus driver who were transported to area hospitals for examination this morning following a rear end collision between the bus and one of the company’s trucks. At this time, we have not received information about their conditions.
Material Transport Co., is a subsidiary of Ash Grove Materials Corporation. Material Transport provides safety training for each of its drivers. The driver involved has been a commercial driver for several years and completed defensive driver training earlier this year. The company has been transporting product for its ready mix operations in the area for a decade. The company is completing an investigation of the incident.