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September 22, 2022

North Charleston, SC – Six Students Injured in School Bus Crash at Luella & Montague Ave

North Charleston, SC (September 21, 2022) – Six students were reportedly injured following a serious school bus accident in North Charleston on Monday, September 19. 

The crash reportedly occurred at the intersection of Luella and Montague Avenues at around 8 a.m. It was reported that a school bus was attempting to turn onto Montague Avenue when the driver hit a 15-year-old pedestrian. Another teen was reportedly hit by a falling branch during the crash, and both were transported to MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital. 

Four of the eight students on board the bus were injured and had to be transported to a local hospital. The driver of the bus was also harmed in the accident. 

No further information has been provided at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the crash is underway. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

School Bus Accidents in South Carolina

North Charleston, SC - Six Students Injured in School Bus Crash at Luella & Montague Ave

Overall statistics indicate that they are generally safe on the roads and that collisions, both locally and nationally, are uncommon. Out of a fleet of 5,600 buses, there were 492 school bus crashes in South Carolina during the 2021–2022 academic year. Unfortunately, accidents do still happen and often leave victims with serious injuries. 

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Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

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