Coweta School Bus Involved in Minor Accident

by Wes Mayer

alt


A Coweta County school bus was involved in a minor accident on Jackson Street Monday afternoon, but there were no injuries reported, according to public safety radio transmissions.

The accident occurred around 4:10 p.m. on Jackson Street south of the intersection of Millard Farmer Industrial Boulevard near the Newnan city limits. A Ford sports utility vehicle appeared to have collided with the rear end of the bus. According to radio traffic, 26 children were on the bus, and there were no reported injuries.

The Coweta County Sheriff’s Office responded and the Coweta County Fire Department responded with Engine 16 and Car 4. County emergency medical personnel were also called to the scene as a precaution.

For more on this story, see Wednesday’s print and digital editions of The Newnan Times-Herald.



More Local

School system monitoring roads for black ice Friday

With cold temperatures sweeping in after rainy weather today, Coweta County students were sent home with a note to parents warning of possib ... Read More


Coweta Commission

Fire department to provide limited EMS

The Coweta County Fire Department will officially take over Coweta’s emergency medical services on May 1, but starting this week, fire ... Read More


African choirs deliver gospel with energy, enthusiasm

“They sing from their hearts.” Joy Barnes was reflecting on children from an African choir who sang in Newnan a few years back. ... Read More


Man arrested for multi-year caster heist

Most people might not know what a caster is, but one Coweta County man spent the last two-and-a-half years stealing more than $200,000 worth ... Read More


School bus involved in 3-vehicle accident

A Coweta County school bus was involved in a three-vehicle accident Wednesday, and while no students were injured, both drivers in the two o ... Read More

Child porn charges added to case

A man who was arrested last year for a child-related offense received more charges Wednesday after child pornographic content was found on h ... Read More