Mechanicsville, MD- The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash that occurred on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, between a dump truck and an unoccupied school bus.

The preliminary report states that the dump truck rear-ended the school bus that was parked on the shoulder of Budds Creek Road in the area of Chaptico Park.

Units arrived to find a fuel leak, along with debris in the roadway.

The driver of the bus sustained minor injuries while the dump truck driver declined medical attention.

The incident is currently under investigation.


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