A school bus carrying Theoline McCoy Primary School students was involved in a collision on Shamrock Road in Savannah on Monday morning.

An Education Ministry statement on the incident stated that all passengers on the school bus were assessed and reported to be injury free.

A full investigation by the ministry and the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service will be launched into the matter, the ministry said.

It said it will release more details once the investigation is complete.

The crash happened just before 7am, in the Savannah Meadows area.

According to the statement, the collision was between the contracted school bus and a private motor vehicle.

The RCIPS and emergency services responded to the crash.

Two passengers in the private vehicle were treated by EMTs, the statement said. The students were transferred to another school bus which arrived on the scene and were driven to school.

Acting Director of Education Services Tammy Banks-DaCosta expressed relief that the collision did not result in injury to the students.

“I am relieved and happy to inform the public that our students have been cleared and deemed safe from all physical harm and injury after what was a most unfortunate incident this morning. Our staff followed proper protocol in making sure our students’ safety was the utmost priority, and also ensuring that they arrived to their studies on time,” she said.

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