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Granville County school bus involved in wreck

Posted February 15, 2011

— A Granville County school bus was involved in a wreck on Tuesday afternoon, school district officials said. 

A preliminary investigation showed that a passenger truck crossed the center line and struck the bus at the intersection of Watkins Wilkinson Road and U.S. Highway 15, officials said. 

No students were seriously injured, but one was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Two buses were dispatched to pick up students and take them home. 


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  • maduda Feb 16, 2011

    So did someone go around the area recently painting huge targets on school buses, or are people just getting THAT much less observant and that much more careless?

  • CrewMax Feb 15, 2011

    It's an SUV without the bed covered, I guess.

  • ncmedic201 Feb 15, 2011

    A passenger truck is not a commercial truck.

  • Axtel Feb 15, 2011

    So glad all are ok. What is a passenger truck?