Police: Distracted driving led to Wake school bus crash
Posted April 22, 2015
Raleigh, N.C. — Distracted driving caused a school bus crash in Raleigh that sent 9 children to the hospital Tuesday, according to a police report.
No injuries were reported in the crash, which happened on Wade Avenue between St. Mary’s Street and Glenwood Avenue, but the children were taken to the hospital as a precaution.
In the report released Wednesday, officers said bus driver Angela Hunter Williams was distracted by the students on the bus and nearly collided with a vehicle. She swerved to avoid that vehicle, then collided with a car driven by Carlos Ovidio Vasquez.
Vasquez’s car was pushed into a utility pole.
Police said no charges were filed in the crash.