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Saturday
May192012

Seven School Buses Heading to Six Flags Involved in Crash 

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEWTON COUNTY, Ga.) -- Seven school buses that were headed to Six Flags crashed in Newton County, Georgia, leaving at least 43 people injured.

The accident occurred on westbound I-20 at mile post 97. Over 200 students from Burke County Middle School in Waynesboro were aboard the buses. One of the bus drivers, 44-year-old Angela Anthony, was air lifted with serious injuries to an Atlanta hospital, according to ABC affiliate WSB-TV. Officials said 50 other people are being checked for injuries at local hospitals.

Buses were sent to the scene from Morgan County to transport children who were not hurt.

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