School Bus Crash at Bridgetown

Bridgetown Police responded to a school bus crash in Bridgetown this morning, Monday 20 July 2020.

About 8:30am Police were notified of the crash, near the intersection of Lefroy Road and Walter Road. Preliminary information is that a school bus entered a water-filled ditch on the side of the road. It appears the bus then slid sideways up against a tree.

The bus driver removed all the passengers – at the time there were approximately 30 passengers on board.

St John Ambulance and Department of Fire and Emergency Services personnel attended the scene.

A 14-year-old male passenger was taken to Bridgetown Hospital by St John Ambulance as a precaution. It is believed he may have a shoulder injury.

No other injuries have been reported.

A replacement bus was organised and some parents attended the scene and took their children the rest of the way to school.

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