12 Middle School Students Injured in Bus Crash
A school bus crash Thursday left 12 middle school students injured.
According to Lynn Lawson, a Union County schools spokeswoman, 26 students were on the bus that collided with a car shortly after 7:00 a.m. Thursday near Sims Middle School in Union. The crash occurred after, police say, the driver of the school bus failed to yield the right of way.
Wallace Thomson Hospital spokeswoman Susan Foster, says the two drivers and twelve students were checked into the hospital. Foster could not comment on whether the students were admitted for treatment. Police did not disclose the nature or extent of the victims’ injuries.
Troopers ay the driver of the school bus will be ticketed for failure to yield the right of way.