Community rallies after bus slides into ditch

By Gwyneth Hyndman

Icy road conditions led to a county school bus having a minor slide-off into a ditch just before arriving at Potomac school on Dec. 6 - but the event ended up being an example of a small community rallying together.

No injuries were reported as a result of the 7:48 a.m. slide-off at a “notorious intersection” just before reaching school and a second bus was on hand in minutes to pull the bus out and get the students to class, just 8 minutes late, said Mike Krout of Majestic Bus Service.

“Many community members were there within minutes to help, as was the other route bus,” K...

 

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