The Lowndes County School System is deeply saddened that one of our students died from injuries sustained in a bus accident this afternoon.
A Lowndes County school bus was involved in a motor vehicle collision as it traveled southbound on I-75 from Lowndes High School to Lowndes Middle School. Emergency personnel transported fourteen high school students to South Georgia Medical Center.
"We are grateful for the efforts of law enforcement, emergency department personnel, and EMS. We are thankful for their assistance to our students and driver. We are asking our community for prayers and support for everyone involved in the accident," said Superintendent Wes Taylor.
Counselors, social workers and support staff will be available for students and faculty in the days ahead.