A head-on collision between a bus and a car ended in tragedy last week in Newton County, Georgia.
Georgia State Patrol officials reported that three people, two of them children, were killed when a BMW collided head-on with a school bus. The accident occurred on Monday, September 19, at 3 p.m. at the intersection of Spring Valley Way and Highway 162 in Covington.
A 1999 BMW 528I that had been heading northbound crossed the center line and collided with the bus head-on.
Of the five people inside the BMW, one adult and two children were killed.
37-year-old Sammie Lee Sawyer Almore, Jr., who was the driver; 9-year-old Daysean Mark Green; and 6-month-old Malcolm Christian Worthey were the victims who lost their lives.
Passenger 39-year-old Dessie Mae Christian was injured and required being airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center. Sashie Green-Simore, 7, was injured and taken to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston.
43-year-old Monica Barnes, the driver of the bus, was not hurt. There were no children on the bus at the time of the accident.
Troopers indicated that no one in the BMW was wearing seat belts. Alcohol or drug intoxication is not a suspected factor in the accident.
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