Coweta School Bus Involved in Minor Accident

by Wes Mayer

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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.



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