Lakeside Middle School bus driver hospitalized

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Lakeside Middle School bus driver hospitalized

The driver of Lakeside Middle School bus with No. 1802 has been hospitalized following Buford Highway three-vehicle crash on Tuesday afternoon after school let out.

According to Jennifer Caracciolo, Forsyth County Schools spokesperson, the school bus which was conveying 22 students was involved in the accident at about 4:45 p.m. on Buford Highway 20 south.

The crashed involved a school bus, semi-truck and a two passenger vehicle. Th semi-truckĀ  was driving eastbound when it attempted avoiding a crash with another vehicle before it sideswiped the school bus which was at the left turn lane, says Stacie Miller, a spokeswoman with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.

None of the school children were injured in the crash but the bus driver was rushed to the hospital with unknown degree of injuries.

Another vehicle also rear-ended the bus.