School bus full of Douglas County High School students runs into ditch, officials say

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. — A group of Douglas County High School students are safe after their school bus ran into a ditch, according to the school district’s police department.

Representatives with the Douglas County School System Police Department say the bus was traveling down Thompson Road in Douglasville Monday afternoon when a fire truck approached.

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As the bus driver was trying to avoid the fire truck that was responding to an emergency, they ran off the road and into a ditch.

The DCSS Transportation Department was able to quickly get a replacement bus to the scene to get the high school students home.

None of the students or the bus driver were injured.

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