On the morning of Thursday 14th September 2017, a bus taking students to The Royal and Prior Comprehensive School and Deele College, Raphoe and was involved in a road accident with another vehicle in the St Johnston area of Co Donegal. The emergency services were contacted and attended the scene of the accident. There were 20 students from the two schools involved in the accident. A number of students attended Letterkenny University Hospital following the accident and the remaining students proceeded to school or returned home under the care of parents or friends. All students have now been discharged from Letterkenny University Hospital.