North Carolina school bus wreck injured 5

Legal news for North Carolina personal injury attorneys. A two-vehicle crash injured five people.

North Carolina Highway Patrol alerts North Carolina personal injury attorney-A school bus and a SUV crashed in Johnston County.

Johnston County, N.C.—A collision involving a school bus and a SUV injured four students and the bus driver. The two-vehicle collision happened on Thursday, October 8, 2009, at the intersection of N.C. Highway 210 and N.C. Highway 50 in Johnston County, as reported by WRAL.

The North Carolina Highway Patrol reported, a school bus just left McGee’s Crossroads Elementary School when the bus collided with a SUV. Four students traveling on the bus and the bus driver were injured in the wreck. All five injured victims were transported by area emergency medical services (EMS) crews to Wake Med Hospital for treatment of their injuries. Officials reported the injuries sustained in the wreck did not appear to be life-threatening.

The injured victims were expected to be released from the hospital by Thursday night. It is unknown if the driver of the SUV or any passengers were injured in the collision. Other students riding on the bus were returned to the school, where their parents picked them up. The North Carolina Highway Patrol did not provide any further details about the crash, how it was caused, or if anyone was charged for the collision. An investigation into the wreck is currently underway by police officials.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for North Carolina personal injury lawyers.

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