Catoosa bus driver fired for impairment after running into a pole today


A Catoosa County bus driver has been terminated, after school officials say she may have been impaired while driving this morning.

The Catoosa County School District says Tonya Knight, had one student on the bus, when she hit a pole while turning around at a gas station.

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This happened near the fire hall in Fort Oglethorpe.

No one was hurt.

The student was returned to school safely.

The school district says when the officer working the wreck questioned Knight, he was suspicious she was impaired, and arrested her.