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School bus, vehicle crash in Holly Springs

Posted March 7, 2011 7:50 a.m. EST
Updated March 7, 2011 4:07 p.m. EST

A school bus and vehicle crashed at N.C. Highway 55 and Old Smithfield Road in Holly Springs around 7 a.m. Monday, March 7, 2011.

— Five people were taken to a hospital Monday after a school bus and GMC Envoy crashed at N.C. Highway 55 and Old Smithfield Road in Holly Springs around 7:20 a.m., according to authorities.

The bus was heading to Lufkin Road Middle School when it was T-boned by the SUV, police said.

Two students and the bus driver complained of stiffness in their necks, authorities said.

The SUV driver, a 17-year-old student at Holly Springs High School, and her 15-year-old passenger were also taken to the hospital with minor injuries. 

Holly Springs police said they planned to charge the SUV driver with failing to yield at a stop sign.