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After school bus struck guardrail in Finksburg, no injuries reported, Carroll schools official says

A Carroll County Public Schools bus transporting special-needs students was involved in a minor collision in Finksburg on Friday morning. No injuries were reported.

According to CCPS spokesperson Carey Gaddis, Bus 282 collided with a guardrail on Bollinger Road. Four students were on the bus, but none of the four, nor the bus driver, required medical attention, Gaddis said. No other vehicles were involved.

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The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and emergency personnel responded. According to a Sheriff’s Office spokesman, the investigation is ongoing but no charges had been filed by Friday afternoon.

A spare bus was sent to the scene to transport the students to school, Gaddis said — three to Robert Moton Elementary School and one to Carroll Springs School.

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The school system is investigating, including by conducting a drug test on the driver, which is mandatory procedure after bus accidents, according to Gaddis.

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