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DeKalb school bus accident leaves 7 students injured

The crash happened on South Deshon Road on Thursday afternoon.

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Authorities have confirmed a school bus accident with reported injuries in DeKalb County.

DeKalb County Schools said the accident happened at 1910 South Deshon Road. School district police and DeKalb Police are responding. The bus was providing service to Lithonia High School when the wreck occurred.

A spokesperson for the school system said three students were taken by emergency medical services to area hospitals and four were taken by their parents. All are said to have injuries that aren't expected to be life-threatening.

It's also unclear if there were other vehicles involved in the accident or if there were any other injuries outside the school bus. Because the accident happened in the county's jurisdiction, county police will be investigating.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as they become available. To keep track of traffic and other accidents, check the 11Alive Traffic Trackers page.


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