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Bus struck en route to school
5 children complain of minor injuries, but not transported

COVINGTON, Ga. — No children were seriously hurt when a car drifted across the centerline on Brown Bridge Road and struck the front of a school bus.

State troopers cited the driver of the car.

The bus was loaded with 31 Newton High School students Tuesday morning, Nov. 12, the state Department of Public Safety and Newton County School System officials said. Five complained of minor injuries but none had to be transported from the scene.

It happened at about 7:45 a.m. A Scion was driving east on Brown Bridge Road near Woodland Road when it crossed the centerline and struck the front of the bus.

The Scion's driver, 25-year-old Cullen Moss of Covington, complained of minor injuries but was not transported from the scene.

Paramedics checked out the students at the scene and the school nurse evaluated the children upon their arrival on campus.

Moss was charged with failure to maintain lane.