Press release from the Evans County School System:
At approximately 7:15 a.m. an Evans County School Bus was crossing Hwy 280 traveling on College Street. Preliminary reports indicate a car driving at an accelerated rate of speed driving east on Hwy 280 struck the right front of the bus forcing the bus into a utility pole. The bus driver, three students, and the two passengers in the car where transported by Evans County EMS. Injuries did not appear to be serious. All other students were assessed by EMTs and transported to the Evans County Board of Education where ECSS nurses are assessing each child. Once each child is assessed, he/she will be released to his/her parent.
More information will be published as it becomes available.
**This article has been corrected as of 8:58AM. The Evans County School system initially reported the accident occurred at Church Street, but later issued a correction that it was at College Street.