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Tree fell on top of Atlanta school bus, no students injured, officials say – WSB-TV Channel 2


ATLANTA – Six children with special needs on a school bus in southwestern Atlanta were unharmed after a large tree fell and fell on top of the bus.

School district officials say the tree fell on the school bus when it crashed into Beecher Circle SW shortly before 7:30 a.m.

Buses take students to nearby Beecher Hills Elementary School, according to Atlanta Public Schools.

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Channel 2’s Kristen Holloway talking to a man on Channel 2 Action news at noon who said he heard trees falling and jumped into action.

“I heard a loud sound like the sound of light, but then there was no sound behind it. Then my brain just said, ‘Oh, that’s a tree,’ Victor McCoy said.

The tree is located in the grounds of an abandoned house.

McCoy told Holloway: “I went outside and I saw the lights flashing and I walked up to it, there was a bus, a big school bus and a woman screaming.

That’s when he went inside and called 911.

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Fortunately, no children were injured. All six were put on another bus and then headed to school.

County officials said the driver reported minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital. Witnesses told Holloway that the driver was hit in the eye by glass.

Officials have not commented on whether the fallen tree is weather related.

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