Two Injured In School Crash In Carroll County

Both were taken to taken to the hospital.                                                                     



Westminster, Md (KM) A school bus accident Monday afternoon in Carroll County remains under investigation.

The Sheriff’s Office says deputies and fire and rescue personnel responded to Route 32 at Deer Park Road at around 3:38 PM, where a school bus had left the roadway and struck an embankment.  Authorities say the driver was a 70-year-old man from Westminster who was suffering from an apparent medical emergency. Medics provided  life-saving care. He was transported to Carroll Hospital Center for further treatment.

One of the students on board who was a eight-year-old boy  was also taken to the hospital as a precaution. One other adult and three children were on  the bus at the time.

Deputies say the bus sustained minor damage and was able to be driven from the scene.

Anyone who has information on this crash is asked to contact the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office They can call (Master Deputy Piper at 410-386-5000.



By Kevin McManus