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School Bus Crash In Edenton

Police say they have just cleared the scene of a traffic accident in Edenton that involved a school bus.

Police say the school bus was hit during a chain reaction crash caused by another driver. The bus was headed to White Oak Elementary School in Edenton. The crash happened on Virginia St., which is also Highway 32, near Luke St. in Edenton. That's in front of Chowan Hospital, and witnesses say the traffic there was backed up after the crash.

Michelle Maddox with Edenton-Chowan Schools says 31 students were on the bus at the time, and she's not aware of any serious injuries. They were all taken to Chowan Hospital to be checked out.

Police say the person driving the vehicle that appeared to cause the crash was taken to the hospital. Edenton police say three vehicles were involved in the crash, which is under investigation. Maddox says a vehicle turned in front of the bus and crashed into it.


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