Local News

Truck Hits Wake Bus; 5 Students Receive Minor Injuries

Posted October 3, 2007 8:45 a.m. EDT
Updated October 3, 2007 11:21 a.m. EDT

School Bus

— Five Wake County high school students were taken to the hospital Wednesday morning after a dump truck hit the back of a school bus at N.C. 55 and Carpenter Fire Station Road.

The accident was reported just after 7 a.m. The truck hit the back of Bus No. 193, which had 22 students on it bound for Panther Creek High School, said Wake County schools spokesman Bill Poston.

The injured students were taken to WakeMed Cary Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. All have been released from the hospital.

The Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.