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Wake County school bus driver charged in wreck

Posted May 28, 2011 10:19 p.m. EDT

— A Wake County School bus driver was charged Friday after authorities say the bus crashed into six cars and forced one vehicle to slam into a tree on Thursday afternoon.

A mother and toddler were inside the car that hit the tree, but were not seriously injured, authorities said.

Lamount Lynch, 21, of Wendell, was charged with careless and reckless driving.

Police said Lynch was traveling 55 mph down Strickland Road near West Millbrook Middle School where the posted speed limit is 35 mph.