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Police: Driver injured in student fight on school bus

Published: Sep. 21, 2021 at 9:10 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 21, 2021 at 12:38 PM EDT
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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - North Charleston Police say a school bus driver was injured Tuesday morning during a fight on the bus.

Police confirmed the fight when asked about an incident involving a school bus and a police response along East Montague Avenue.

Police spokesman Harve Jacobs said the bus driver was not seriously injured.

Charleston County School District Representative Andy Pruitt said the district was aware of a physical altercation between two students on a bus going to Jerry Zucker Middle School.

Pruitt confirmed that during the altercation the driver of the bus received minor injuries. This information was received from the bus company First Student. While the North Charleston Police Department is investigating the incident, Pruitt said they would also handle discipline per district protocol.

There was no further information immediately available from police.

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