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Bus overturned, no children involved, and driver injured in school bus accident

UPDATE: 8 AM: Early Wednesday morning there was a two-vehicle accident involving a school bus being overturned at the intersection of Peach Orchard Road and Tobacco Road in Augusta, Ga. 


The call came into dispatch around 6:08 am. 


Per a WJBF NewsChannel 6 reporter, the driver of the school bus was a female. 


She was injured and taken to Doctor’s Hospital by Gold Cross EMS. 


The accident was between a mini-van that crashed with the school bus and the driver of the mini-van fled the scene on foot before deputies arrived. 


The school bus was overturned into a wood line and there were no children on the bus. 


At this time, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office does not know the extent of the injuries but says the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening. 
 

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UPDATE - 7:30 AM:

Early Wednesday morning there was a two-vehicle accident involving a school bus being overturned at the intersection of Peach Orchard Road and Tobacco Road in Augusta, Ga. 


The call came into dispatch around 6:08 am. 


Per a WJBF NewsChannel 6 reporter, the driver of the school bus was a female. 


She was injured and taken to the hospital by Gold Cross EMS. 


The accident was between an SUV that crashed with the school bus and the driver of the SUV fled the scene. 


The Augusta Fire Department was also on the scene and there were no children on the bus. 
 

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UPDATE: According to Richmond Dispatchers, there was a two-vehicle accident involving a school bus being overturned at the intersection of Peach Orchard Road at Tobacco Road in Augusta, Ga. 


The call came into dispatch around 6:08 am. 


Per a WJBF NewsChannel 6 reporter, the driver of the school bus was injured and transported to the hospital by Gold Cross EMS. 


The Augusta Fire Department was also on the scene and there were no children on the bus. 
 

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According to Richmond Dispatchers, there was a two-vehicle accident involving a school bus being overturned on Peach Orchard Road at Tobacco Road in Augusta, Ga. 

The call came into dispatch around 6:08 am. 

As of now, we have no word on injuries or if children were involved. 

WJBF NewsChannel 6 has a reporter out on the scene and will have more as the story develops. 

 

 


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