Walker Valley High School students rushed to emergency room, treated for overdose

Walker Valley High School students rushed to emergency room, treated for overdose

November 16th, 2012 by Paul Leach in Local - Breaking News

Walker Valley High School is located at 750 Lauderdale Memorial Hwy. in Cleveland, Tenn.

Photo by Ashlee Culverhouse/Times Free Press.

Two freshmen students at Walker Valley High School were rushed to the emergency room early Friday after apparently ingesting muscle relaxers and cough syrup, according to the Bradley County Schools central office.

The students. who were not named, were taken to SkyRidge Medical Center in Cleveland, Tenn., and then to hospital in Chattanooga, according to a statement.

Their conditions were unknown this afternoon.

"We want to express our concern for the students and their families. They are in our thoughts and prayers at this time," Johnny McDaniel, director of Bradley County Schools, said in the statement.