Two Opelika City Schools Teachers Seriously Injured

By April 26, 2018News

 …Tuesday after they were pinned under a vehicle in Washington, D.C. but are expected to recover, OCS spokeswoman Becky Brown said “Both individuals who worked at Opelika City Schools were taken to the hospital by ambulance, and were evaluated by the medical staff “. Both teachers, were pinned underneath the car.  Several bystanders helped lift the car from the 2 teachers. Shortly before 2:30 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday, Wash. D.C. metro police responded to a motor vehicle accident on 9th Street,  “One vehicle overshot his turn and actually crashed into the second vehicle, which was pushed up on the sidewalk. It struck four pedestrians on the sidewalk. Those four adult pedestrians were transported to local hospitals with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries”. The injured teachers are instructional coaches who were two of ten OCS employees attending a National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics conference. The teachers were walking back to the conference site after a lunch break when the accident occurred, Brown said. School employees are hopeful one of the injured teachers will return this week, and the other, early next week.

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