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Three Hospitalized After School Bus Crash in Kelltown, Georgia


May 25, 2019

KELLTOWN, GA – According to an online news report at walb.com, three individuals were sent to the hospital following a school bus accident in Tift County, Georgia.*

The accident involved two vehicles and occurred close to the intersection of United States Highway 319 and Kell Road.

According to the Georgia State Patrol (GSP), a driver of a Honda Accord hit the rear end of a school bus from Tift County.

 “I was coming into Kelltown and seen the accident over on the right there where someone had run into the back of the school bus and jacked up the back-end,” one witness stated. "Seen a lot of officers and the ambulances and lot of bystanders and kids standing on the curb.”

There was only one student on the bus in addition to the driver.  Neither individual was reportedly injured in the crash.

The driver of the Honda Accord, a twenty six year old woman, in addition to her two children, was taken to an area hospital for treatment.  The woman noted that her children suffered from seat belt burns in addition to one child sustaining a fracture to his or her leg.

The woman was cited for distracted driving as well as for having improper child restraints.

There are no further details on the accident at this time.

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Source:https://www.walb.com/2019/05/21/sent-hospital-after-tift-co-school-bus-crash/

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