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Woman Involved In Goldsboro School Bus Wreck Pleads Guilty

Posted February 16, 2005

— A motorist pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges stemming from a chain-reaction wreck in Goldsboro last April that sent several people to the hospital.

The driver, Niaka Bryant, had been charged with failure to stop for a red light and for driving with a revoked license.

In a plea agreement, she pleaded guilty Wednesday to driving with a revoked license and the failure to stop charge was dismissed.

She received a 45-day jail sentence, which was suspended and was ordered to pay a $150 fine.

Police said the wreck was caused when a driver who ran a red light and caused a chain reaction crash involving a school bus.

The bus rammed through a telephone pole, then hit a tree.

The car barreled into a day-care center, just missing two women standing out front.

The bus driver and six Goldsboro High School students went to the hospital.

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