5 injured in Barrow County school bus crash

By: AP
By: AP

Wednesday October 20, 2010

STATHAM, Ga. (AP) -- Five people, including three students, were
injured when a vehicle rear-ended a Barrow County school bus.

Georgia State Patrol spokesman Gordy Wright the bus driver and
the driver of the Jeep Liberty that hit the bus around 4:15 p.m
Wednesday were also injured.

Wright says there were 14 students on the bus, which had stopped
to unload students and had its lights flashing.

Wright says the students, all from Statham, were taken to Barrow
Regional Medical Center with complaints of injuries.

Wright says 24-year-old Tiffany Holcomb, the driver of the Jeep,
was taken to Athens Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.
Wright says Holcomb will be charged with following too closely.

The bus driver, 41-year-old Evelyn Rabi of Winder, was checked
at the scene.

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