Atlanta Students Hopitalized After Bus Driver Uses Pepper Spray to Break Up Fight

Published 08/06 2014 05:16PM

Updated 08/06 2014 05:21PM

Ten students were taken to the hospital for treatment after a driver used pepper spray to break up an altercation on a school bus on August 6.(Photo: 11Alive)
Ten students were taken to the hospital for treatment after a driver used pepper spray to break up an altercation on a school bus on August 6.(Photo: 11Alive)
ATLANTA -- Ten students were taken to the hospital for treatment after a school bus driver used pepper spray to break up a fight.

According to a WXIA report, the incident happened around after school on a bus at Maynard Jackson High School. A spokesperson for the school told WXIA the assistant principal was breaking up a fight between students when the bus driver used pepper spray.

According to the report, the bus driver was new to the job and the situation is being investigated by human resources.

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