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Truck Driver Seriously Hurt In Wreck Involving School Bus

Posted May 5, 2005

— A Raleigh high school bus and a pick-up truck collided Wednesday afternoon, slightly injuring the bus driver.

The bus from Southeast Raleigh High School had 26 children on it when it was hit on the driver's side by a pick-up truck. The wreck happened near the intersection of

Tryon Road and Trailwood Drive

at about 3:15 p.m.

The pick-up truck then collided head-on with a guardrail.

The bus driver suffered an injured finger. No children on the bus were hurt.

The pick-up truck driver, Kevin Thompson, 34, of Apex is in serious condition at WakeMed.

Police said they expect to file charges of driving left of center against Thompson.

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