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Lowndes Co. school bus driver charged with DUI when picking up students

Amanda Mullinax (Source: Lowndes County Sheriff's Office) Amanda Mullinax (Source: Lowndes County Sheriff's Office)
LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) -

A Lowndes County school bus driver was arrested Tuesday afternoon for DUI, while behind the wheel of a school bus that was fully loaded with students.  

Amanda Mullinax, 41, is currently in the Lowndes County Jail, charged with DUI and four counts of endangering the life of a child.  

Sheriff's officials said that on Tuesday, Mullinax was arrested at the Hahira Middle School, while about to leave with a school bus load of students.

Reportedly alcohol was smelled on Mullinax and she was given a sobriety test by Sheriff's deputies, and then arrested.  

She was suspended Wednesday.

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