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.