School Bus Carrying 56 Elementary Students Crashes in Garden City, Georgia
GARDEN CITY, GA. – According to an online news report from wtoc.com, a school bus carrying 56 elementary students crashed into an SUV on December 5 in Garden City, Georgia. *
An SUV collided with a school bus carrying 56 students from Gould Elementary School. The crash occurred at the intersection of Salt Creek Road and Pineland Drive in Garden City. Police are not yet sure who caused the crash. No one involved has been identified.
After impact, the SUV ran off the road and overturned in a ditch. Five people were inside the vehicle, including an infant. Aside from scrapes and bruises, no one in the SUV was injured.
The 56 students on the bus were also not injured. The elementary school students were transferred onto another school bus to be transported home. The bus and the SUV both had to be towed from the scene.
“We are very happy to say the students were not injured,” said SCCPSS Public Information Officer Sheila Blanco. “Folks from the district were out on the scene immediately, helping to get those students off the bus and to make sure that they were ok and making arrangements to get them back to school and get them back to their families safe.”
It appears from reports that the bus driver was injured and transported to a nearby hospital. The extent of his or her injuries and current medical condition are not known. The Garden City Police Department is still investigating the crash and has not released additional information at this time.
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