Two School Buses Involved in Accidents in Wakulla

By: Eyewitness News Email
By: Eyewitness News Email

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The Wakulla County Sheriff's Office reported two separate accidents involving school buses on a stormy Monday morning (9/27).

The two accidents happened about 16 minutes apart, one around 7:10AM, the other around 7:26AM.

The first accident, at 7:10AM, happened in The Farm subdivision. Captain Jones with the Wakulla Sheriff's Office stated that a parent was trying to get on the bus to give something to their child, when their car rolled back into the bus. It is suspected that the car was left in neutral. There was only minor damage to the car and bus. Fifteen students were on the bus, but no injuries were reported.

The second accident, at 7:26AM, happened along State Road 61 near the Mysterious Waters subdivision. The vehicles involved, a school bus and a truck, were driving on opposite directions of the road when they sideswiped each other. Thirty seven students were on board the bus. No injuries were reported. The truck had to be towed away from the scene. An investigation into the cause is still pending according to WCSO.

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