HOLMES COUNTY– Minor injuries were reported when a Holmes County school bus crashed around 7:15 a.m. on February 26.
Amanda Stephens was driving the school bus with 30 passengers on board, west on Steverson Road just past Guitar Lane at speeds too fast for road conditions. According to reports, the speed caused the driver to lose control and veer to the left off the roadway as it was approaching a wooden bridge.
The bus traveled off the side of the bridge where it overturned onto the driver’s side.
Passengers were transported on another bus to Doctors Memorial Hospital in Bonifay where minor injuries were reported.
Alcohol was not found to be a factor in the accident. Stephens was charged with driving too fast for conditions.