Augusta, GA (WJBF) – Earlier today Richmond County Deputies were on the scene of a school bus accident. It happened just before 6 a.m. on Deans Bridge Road between Smith Road and Church Street.
A deputy on the scene told NewsChannel 6 that bus 523 was stopped at a bus stop when it was rear ended by a red pick up truck. The driver of the truck was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
According to the deputy, eight students were on board the bus. Some of those students had minor injuries.
Currently both north bound lanes are re-opened and clear.