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Charlotte Mecklenburg School Bus Crash 627bc389b3355

School bus crash in North Carolina sends 15 students, two drivers to hospital

May 11, 2022
A Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) school district bus and a dump truck collided head-on Wednesday morning.

Fifteen students and two adults were injured when a Charlotte-Mecklenburg (N.C.) district school bus and a dump truck collided head on.

The bus was headed to headed to South Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte Wednesday morning when the crash occurred, reports WSOC-TV. 

Each of the drivers was trapped in the wreckage and had to be extricated.

The dump truck driver sustained life-threatening injuries. The bus driver did not suffer life-threatening injuries, The Charlotte Observer reports.

The students' injuries also were described as non-life-threatening. Fourteen students were taken to area hospitals, and one student refused hospitalization.

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