Bertie County School Bus Accident, Several Injuries Reported

Highway Patrol is now investigating a car accident in Bertie County that sent several people including students to the hospital Wednesday night.

Troopers tell us a school bus traveling south on US 13/17 near Windsor stopped to let a passenger out, that's when a Honda traveling behind the bus changed lanes in front of an 18-wheeler. Authorities say the truck hit the Honda and the Honda hit the school bus. It happened a little after 6pm.

According to officials the driver of the Honda was transported to the hospital along with 3-4 students coming home from an after school program. Troopers say their injuries are not serious.

No charges have been filed yet, authorities say they are waiting to interview a couple of other witnesses.


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