3 injured when school bus overturns in Howard Co

Posted at 5:01 PM, Jan 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-11 18:56:37-05

Two teenagers and an adults were taken to an area hospital after a private school bus overturned on Interstate 70 in Marriottsville Monday afternoon, according to Maryland State Police. 

The bus driver has been identified as 71-year-old Wilbur Randolph of Baltimore, Md. He was driving a school bus for hire from the City Wide Bus Company in Baltimore. Randolph did not report being injured. 

The three passengers on the bus were Arlene S. Beverly, 53, a school aid, and two students ages 18 and 16. They were all transported to Howard County General Hospital by ambulance. The school in which they are from is unknown at this time. 

The incident occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. Monday. Troopers responding to the scene found the bus laying on its right side in the center grass median. No other vehicles were involved in the crash. 

The preliminary investigation indicates the driver was traveling in the left lane of eastbound I-70 when he was cut off by another vehicle and apparently lost control of the bus. 

One lane of eastbound I-70 was closed for about two hours. The bus was removed and the scene was clear before 6 p.m. Monday. 

No charges have been filed at this time. The investigation is ongoing. 

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