NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. — The road in front of a Newton County elementary school is shut down after a crash that injured seven children.

Deputies say they were called to the scene of a crash on Covington Bypass Road in front of Middle Ridge Elementary School.

Seven students were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle involved was taken to a nearby hospital with unknown injuries.

It’s unclear what led up to the crash.

Deputies say the road will be shut down until further notice. Drivers should find another route.