Colleton Co. sheriff involved in accident with school bus

(Photo: Times and Democrat)
(Photo: Times and Democrat)

COLLETON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say Colleton County Sheriff George Malone was involved in an accident with a school bus Tuesday afternoon on US 21 in Orangeburg County.

The State Highway Patrol says four children were taken to Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. Sheriff Malone was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

According to investigators, Malone was in a 2011 Tahoe county vehicle passing other vehicles when he hit the school bus which was turning left onto Hewitt Road.

No charges have been filed against Malone.

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