CCSO UPDATE – On March 17 at 9:10 a.m., officers responded to Berry Road near Bunker Hill Road in Waldorf for the report of a crash involving a passenger car and a school bus.
A preliminary investigation revealed the driver of the bus was attempting to make a U-turn from westbound Berry Road onto eastbound Berry Road when a passenger car, traveling east, collided with the bus, causing the bus to hit a guardrail.
The bus had 20 elementary school students from Berry Elementary School on board. Three students were transported by ambulance to a local hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. The driver of the bus was not injured. The driver in the passenger car was also transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The crash is still being investigated. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Halt ID #429 at 301-932-2222.
WALDORF, Md. – This morning at approximately 9:16 a.m., police, fire and rescue personnel responded to a motor vehicle accident involving an occupied school bus on Bunker Hill Road.
An off-duty firefighter was first on the scene, reporting several students on the bus were injured and one person was injured in a Chevrolet Camaro that struck the side of the school bus. A witness on the scene reportedly saw two vehicles racing prior to the collision with the school bus.
EMS arrived and evaluated multiple patients on the scene. A total of four patients including three children and a 38-year-old male were transported by three ambulances to Charles Regional Medical Center.
We will continue to provide updates as they become available.
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