3 Injured when Car and School Bus Collide in Kennesaw
December 8, 2010 - Kennesaw, Ga. - Three people suffered injury on Monday afternoon in a vehicle accident involving a school bus and a passenger car.
11Alive News reports that the school bus crash happened at the intersection of Wooten Lake Road and Joshua Way. According to police, the school bus was transporting students from Palmer Middle School to their homes when the car and the bus crashed.
The driver of the car was injured in the accident. The driver was transported to a local hospital to be treated for injuries that are said to be serious.
The bus driver and one of the students on the bus were also injured in the school bus collision. Both received only minor injuries and were able to be treated on the scene.
The identity of the bus driver and the injured occupant of the passenger vehicle are not available at this time.
The cause of the school bus accident remains to be determined.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's 2009 Georgia Crash Statistics show that there were 1,284 fatalities as a result of car accidents in Georgia.
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Some of the most common causes of accidents in Georgia include, but are not limited to:
- motorcycle accidents;
- tractor-trailer accidents;
- distracted or intoxicated drivers; and
- single-vehicle accidents.
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