Wilson man had heart attack during head-on bus crash
Posted September 21, 2011
Wilson, N.C. — A 70-year-old man involved in a head-on collision with a school bus in Wilson Monday morning had a heart attack while behind the wheel, police said Wednesday.
Robert Lee Hills, of Wilson, died at the scene of the wreck at Forest Hills Road and Cardinal Drive. The bus driver, monitor and five Fike High School students were checked out at local hospital as a precaution and released.
Police said Hills' Lincoln Town Car crossed the center line of Forest Hills Road and struck the northbound school bus.
Police are still investigating to determine if there were any other factors that contributed to the wreck.