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Fayetteville city bus involved in wreck

Posted October 26, 2011

— Two people were pinned after their van collided with a Fayetteville city bus Wednesday morning.

The van ran into the rear of the bus, which was stopped on Sycamore Dairy Road near Bragg Boulevard, around 8:20 a.m., police said.

Van driver Jose Veneges-Ortiz, 22, was cited for failure to reduce speed, police said.

Veneges-Ortiz, his three paseengers and the eight passengers on the bus were taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The bus driver, Toney Paschall, 50, was uninjured.


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  • AestheticStyle Oct 26, 2011

    That bright yellow makes it hard to see too.

  • sunshine1040 Oct 26, 2011

    most city busses are so small its hard to see them maybe thats why someone ran into the back of one

  • wildcat Oct 26, 2011

    Who was the driver?