BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Frederick County Public Schools confirms one of their buses was involved in a wreck Wednesday afternoon, and the driver of one of the vehicles involved has been cited for the wreck.
The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office say there was a three-vehicle accident just after 12:45 p.m., involving a Frederick County Public Schools bus near I-270 and Route 80, in the Urbana area.
There was one student and another adult passenger on the bus at the time of the accident.
Authorities say all the vehicles involved were southbound on I-270, when a Jeep Cherokee tried to change lanes to exit onto Route 80. The Jeep reportedly made an unsafe lane change, hitting a box truck.
The caused the Jeep to hit the school bus. The bus went off the roadway and into the guardrail.
Another vehicle was also damaged by the debri caused by the wreck.
The sheriff’s office reports the bus driver and student on the bus were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. No other injuries were reported.
The driver of the Jeep was cited for the unsafe lane change, and FCSO reports they determined the driver of the Jeep was at fault for the wreck.