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Lee County School Bus, Transit Bus Collide

Posted June 25, 2007 2:19 p.m. EDT
Updated June 25, 2007 4:33 p.m. EDT

— A Lee County school bus carrying about 40 students collided with a Lee County Transit Bus Monday morning, police said.

The driver of the school bus, Linda Graham, was charged with failing to see before starting. Police said the bus failed to yield or clear the intersection as it pulled out from a stop sign into oncoming traffic.

The transit bus overturned on its side after the collision.

Olia Holder, the driver of the transit bus, and two passengers were taken to Central Carolina Hospital for treatment. Authorities said they did not know their conditions.

There were no reports of students being injured on the school bus.