School bus driver has medical issue; kids safe

KEMPTVILLE – A school bus driver is in stable condition after having a “medical issue” while taking children to school Friday.

The school board released a statement early Friday afternoon and said students from Kemptville Public School and South Branch Elementary School made it to their destinations safely.

The driver was on Route 4025 when something went wrong medically. The driver was taking to hospital for evaluation and care.

The school board did not disclose the nature of the illness.

Counselling has also been made available to students who need it, the Upper Canada District School Board said.

“The Upper Canada District School Board, Kemptville Public School, and South Branch Elementary School would like to thank those community members and students who assisted during this incident. Our thoughts are with the driver during this recovery period.”

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