As reported by somdnews.com, three adults were injured when a school bus and SUV collided head-on in Waldorf. No students were on the school bus at the time of the collision, which occurred on June 3 after 11:00 a.m. on Poplar Hill Road.
According to reports, the female driver of a Honda Pilot was headed westbound on Poplar Hill Road when her vehicle swerved across the center lane hitting a school bus head-on that was traveling east. Spokeswoman for the Charles County Sheriff’s office, Diane Richardson, said that the Pilot’s driver had to be air-transported to the hospital, but that her injuries were determined to be non-life-threatening.
Ms. Richardson also confirmed that the female bus attendant had to be taken to an area hospital. Her injuries were also not considered to be life-threatening. The male driver of the school bus was also injured, but he was treated by emergency medical technicians (EMT) at the scene of the crash.
Spokeswoman for the Charles County Public School System, Katie O’Malley-Simpson, said that it was fortunate no students were on board the bus at the time of the crash. Bus 326 was on its way back to the bus lot after having dropped off all students when the accident occurred. According to Ms. Richardson, Poplar Hill Road had to be closed for nearly one hour after the collision.
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