Students hurt, 1 seriously, after Middle Georgia bus overturns

Students hurt, 1 seriously, after Middle Georgia bus overturns

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Students and a bus driver were hurt Monday when a bus overturned on a sharp curve.
  • Story Highlights
  • A Middle Georgia bus overturned Monday afternoon.
  • The driver and five students were hospitalized.
  • One student is in serious condition.

A Houston County school bus driver and five students were hurt, one seriously, when the bus overturned Monday afternoon, according to the Macon Telegraph.

The bus was carrying 30 students from Parkwood and Pearl Stephens elementary schools. They ranged in age from 6 to 11 years old, the newspaper reported.

The bus flipped on its side after a sharp curve on Forest Park Drive about 4:15 p.m., Warner Robins assistant police chief Maj. John Wagner told the Telegraph.

The student who was seriously injured was taken by ambulance to a medical center in Macon. The others were were treated for minor injuries at Houston Medical Center, the newspaper reported.

Houston County is about 110 miles southeast of Atlanta.

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