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One school bus, carrying kids to two schools in crash
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NEWNAN -- A school bus carrying students to two different schools was involved in a crash Thursday morning.

Originally, reports were the crash involved two buses, but a school spokesman confirmed it was one bus, traveling to two different schools. The bus was carrying students when it crashed at SR-16 and SR-34 in Coweta County. There were minor injuries, and some students were transported to the hospital.

Dean Jackson, a spokesman for Coweta Schools, told 11Alive News: "Coweta school bus #115-99 carrying Evans Middle School and Newnan High School students was involved in an accident with 2 passenger vehicles on Carrollton Highway (Hwy 16) near the intersection at Cofield Road."

Thirty students were on the bus at time of accident. Twelve students and a bus driver were taken to the hospital for evaluation. The other students continued on the trip to school.


An 11Alive crew is on the way to the scene, check back with 11Alive.com for updated details.


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