Bridgetown bus runs into ditch on way to school

South Western Times

A 14-year-old boy has been taken to Bridgetown Hospital with a possible shoulder injury after a bus carrying 30 passengers ran into a ditch this morning.

It is believed to have run into a water-filled ditch and slid against a tree near the intersection of Lefroy Road and Walter Road about 8:30am.

The bus driver removed all the passengers and St John Ambulance and Department of Fire and Emergency Services personnel attended the scene.

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A 14-year-old male passenger was taken to Bridgetown Hospital by St John Ambulance as a precaution. It is believed he may have a shoulder injury.

No other injuries have been reported.

A replacement bus was organised and some parents attended the scene and took their children the rest of the way to school.

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