School bus overturns on Peach Orchard Rd.

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of an overturned school bus on Peach Orchard Road and Tobacco Road.

According to the sheriff's office, the crash happened at around 6:08 a.m. and involved a mini-van and the bus. When deputies arrived on the scene, the bus was overturned in the woodline next to Peach Orchard Road. The driver of the van fled the scene on foot. Investigators are searching for them.

According to Kaden Jacobs with the Richmond County School System, there were no students on the bus at the time. The driver of the bus was taken to Doctors Hospital with what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries.

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