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Studentin Jones County Dropped Off by School Bus with Concussion


September 29, 2018

JONES COUNTY- According to 11alive.com, a student was dropped off at home by a school bus with a massive bump on his head, and a blood-soaked paper  towel. The boy reportedly sustained a concussion as well as cuts.*

Jennifer Davis, the mother of the injured boy, received a phone call from Wendy Vaughn who drives the school bus. The driver told the Davis to be at the bus stop to meet her son. Davis said she was unable to get to the stop on time and so she Zachary Haley was sent to the stop to meet the boy.

According to Haley, the boy had a bruise on his head the size of a baseball and was holding a bloody paper towel against his chin. The boy seemed dazed. The driver reported that the bus sustained a blow out causing it to drive into a ditch. The child had fallen onto the floor. The driver also said that the boy had been asleep and  that the boy was told not to sleep on the bus. 

The boy was brought to the Macon Hospital wherehis mother met him. The child said that he was asleep on the bus and that he did not remember anything that happened between that point and when he was let off the bus by his home. 

Davis stated that she is “furious” because the bus staff should have taken more actions to get her son help. Davis believes that the driver should have called an ambulance. 

The school district has not yet released a statement regarding the incident.

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