School Bus Crashes in Mitchell County, Georgia
MITCHELL COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news report from valdostatoday.com, a school bus crashed in Mitchell County, Georgia. No serious injuries were reported from the accident.*
The Mitchell County School System bus crashed at approximately 7:25 a.m. on Old Ga. 3 South, near River Road in Mitchell County. It is not clear how the crash occurred or whether any other vehicles were involved. The bus was reportedly damaged during the crash.
The Mitchell County School System said two students were on the bus at the time, and they were not injured. The bus driver was also not injured, according to the school system. The driver has not been identified, and it is not clear what school the two students attended. No additional information has been reported at this time.
Just two days earlier, another school bus was involved in a crash in Georgia. On the afternoon of December 5, 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.
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 or in the bus was injured. No one involved has been identified.
The 56 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.
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