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Crash Involving Church Bus Sends One To The Hospital

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LIBERTY COUNTY, GA -

Update 2:10 p.m. 6/13/13

The Georgia State Patrol says bus driver, Carl Nye, 51 was traveling westbound on East Oglethorpe Highway around 10 p.m. when he tried to make left turn onto Robinson St. in Midway.

As he waited for oncoming traffic to pass he was allegedly struck from behind by Andrew Heward, 29.

Heward apparently tried to miss the bus by swerving but he ended up striking the right rear side of the bus.

GSP says Heward was trapped inside his vehicle before he was extricated by the Midway Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department.

He was then flown to Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah for treatment of his injuries which are said to include broken bones and tissue damage to the left shoulder.

None of the three teenagers on the bus were injured.

They range in age from 12 to 17.

There was also a 20 year old man on the bus who was not injured.     

 The accident remains under investigation.

 

 

Georgia State Patrol says a bus was returning from a church in Richmond Hill  when the driver attempted to make a left turn and was rear ended.

The crash occurred near the intersection of Highway 84 and Robinson Circle.

Authorities says the bus was carrying 2 adults and 3 children, all are said to be okay.

The driver of the second vehicle was air lifted to Memorial Hospital.

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