School District of Pickens County – Bus Accident 3/22/23

Scene of SDPC school bus accident Wednesday afternoon. Photo: SDPC Student Services administrator

Statement from SDPC:

On Wednesday, 3/22/23, two SDPC busses were involved in an accident on Sheriff Mill Road in Easley. The accident involved one bus colliding with another SDPC bus. The accident occurred at approximately 3:45 p.m. One bus had 37 students on board – the other had 23 students (60 total riders).

Easley Police Department and emergency medical teams arrived and assisted individuals as needed. After assessing all the individuals, 4 students and one driver were transported for further medical attention for minor injuries.  

We have notified parents and guardians of students involved in the accident. The remaining students have now been transported home via additional buses.

We are relieved that there were no serious injuries and we are thankful for the prompt response of law enforcement.  Note that SC Highway Patrol took over the response and will be the reporting agency. Questions about the details of the investigation should be directed to SC Highway Patrol.