School bus driver reportedly inhaled pepper spray, authorities say


Officials say a school bus driver reportedly inhaled pepper spray from an unknown source on Thursday shortly after 4 p.m.

Charleston County deputies were dispatched to Hwy 78 near the Ladson Fairgrounds.

After deputies gathered information the children were transferred to another school bus and transported home, officials said.

The bus driver was taken to Summerville Medical Center as a precautionary measure, officials said.

Deputies say they did not locate pepper spray on the bus, officials say.

The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office said this incident is an ongoing investigation.

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