Charles County Public School bus with students aboard involved in crash

The Charles County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a school bus collided with a passenger vehicle on Thursday morning.

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The crash happened on MD-288 Berry Rd. near Middletown Rd. Police say an occupied school bus with students aboard collided with a passenger vehicle. 

A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of the bus was attempting to make a U-turn from westbound Berry Rd. onto eastbound Berry Rd. when the passenger car collided with the bus, sending it into a guardrail.

The bus had 20 elementary school students on board. Three students on the bus, and the driver of the passenger car, were transported by ambulance to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the bus was not injured.

School officials say the bus belongs to Charles County Public Schools, and was traveling to Berry Elementary School at the time of the crash.


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