Albany, GA – Fatal Bus Crash Reported on Jefferson St at 7th Ave

Albany, GA – Fatal Bus Crash Reported on Jefferson St at 7th Ave

Albany, GA (May 13, 2024) – The Albany Police Department confirmed that one person died as a result of a fatal bus accident that occurred on Friday. Authorities were called to the scene of the accident at around 11:15 a.m. on May 10.

According to reports, a Crisp County school bus and an Albany Police Department cruiser collided on Jefferson Street near 7th Avenue. Investigations determined that a school bus was traveling south with a green light on North Jefferson. The police cruiser failed to yield the right-of-way and crashed into the left front side of the bus. A pedestrian was also struck in the accident.

Multiple victims were transported to area hospitals for emergency medical care. The victims were identified as the two officers, who were both seriously injured, the bus driver, and three passengers. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We hope all of the victims recover quickly following this accident.

We offer our sympathies to the family of the victim killed in this crash.

Fatal Auto Accidents in Georgia

Albany, GA – Fatal Bus Crash Reported on Jefferson St at 7th AveEvery day, families are torn apart by tragic accidents on our roads, many of which could have been prevented. In particular, careless driving plays a big role in many of these heartbreaking events.

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