Portion of US 301 Closed After Accident with School Bus and Motorcycle

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BUSHNELL – A portion of US 301 was closed Friday afternoon while deputies and firefighters worked to clear the scene of an accident involving a school bus and a motorcycle according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident occurred near the intersection of US 301 and County Road 532 near Tema Cemetary.

Officials stated that US 301 was closed from County Raod 532  through County Road 542.


According to Michelle Keszey, a spokeswoman for the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, none of the children or students reported any injuries as a result of the accident.

The condition of the person or persons riding on the motorcycle was unknown at the time of the report.

Firefighters and deputies worked quickly to clear the scene and resume regular traffic.

The incident is still currently under investigation and more information will be released as soon as it is available.

UPDATE: Villages Resident in Critical Condition After Collision with School Bus