accident in Gwinnett involving school bus driver

GWINNETT County, Ga. (CBS46) – A fatal accident involving a school bus and an SUV caused major delays for commuters in Gwinnett early Wednesday afternoon.

An Ivy Creek Elementary school bus transporting five students and two adults slammed into a black Chevrolet Equinox SUV on Pucketts Mill Road and Hamilton Mill Road. Upon arrival, officers found the driver of the SUV 80-year-old Darwin McEntyre deceased on the scene. 

School bus crash

According to investigators, McEntye lost control of his vehicle and crossed in to on-coming traffic in which he struck the school bus head-on. Officials said none of the students were reported injured during the incident. 

The accident remains under investigation. 

Gwinnett County Police told CBS46:

"Investigators are looking in to the possibility that McEntye was having a medical emergency at the time of the crash.  The final determination will be made by the Medical Examiner’s Office at a later time."   

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