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Whitfield County school bus involved in crash, injuries not serious

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WHITFIELD COUNTY, GA (WRCB) -

A crash involving a Whitfield County School bus sent five students to the hospital Tuesday morning.

It happened on Airport Road when a van ran into the back of the bus headed for Crossroads Academy.

According to Eric Beavers, Communications Specialist for Whitfield County Schools, the five students were not seriously injured and were taken to a local hospital as a precautionary measure.

All the students who were on-board the bus attend Crossroads Academy, an alternative school for middle and high school students. The crash happened near the school.

Beavers says the bus driver followed protocol and the Georgia State Patrol is investigating the crash.

The photo was provided by the Dalton Daily Citizen 

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