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2 drivers taken to hospital after crash involving utility truck, Liberty Co. school buses

(Allen Perkins - News Now Georgia)
Published: Nov. 19, 2021 at 11:18 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 19, 2021 at 12:59 PM EST
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LIBERTY COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - A wreck involving two Liberty County school buses and a utility truck sent two drivers to the hospital.

Georgia State Patrol says it happened just before 8:30 a.m. Friday on Airport Road in Hinesville. They also say there were no children on the bus at the time.

GSP says the utility truck was driving on the wrong side of the road when it sideswiped one bus and continued on hitting the second bus head-on.

The utility vehicle burst into flames causing burns to the driver, who was airlifted to the Augusta Burn Center for burn injuries where his condition is unknown.

The driver of the bus that was hit head-on was transported to an area hospital in an unknown condition.

*The Coastal News Service contributed to this report.

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