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FIRST ON WITN: Prison Bus Accident On Memorial Drive

A state prison bus full of inmates was involved in an accident Thursday afternoon in Greenville.

The wreck happened around 3:50 p.m. near the intersection of Memorial Drive and Moye Boulevard.

Greenville police say the driver of the car which rear-ended the bus is going to be charged with DWI.

The Department of Correction tells WITN News there were 19 inmates on the bus. Two of the inmates were transported to Pitt County Memorial Hospital, but we do not yet know the extent of their injuries.

The other inmates were returned to the Greene Correctional Institution. The inmates were working with the D.O.T. today.


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