UPDATE: All lanes on North College are back open after school bus accident
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) –All lanes on North College Road in
front of Laney High School are back open after crews cleared the scene of an
accident involving two school buses.
According to Topper Smith with Highway Patrol, the driver of
a school bus ran a red light when it was turning onto North College road from
Danny Pence Dr. which resulted in an accident with another school bus traveling
northbound on North College Rd. Four students were on the bus traveling
northbound on North College Rd.
According to school officials, the four students were taken
to Cape Fear Hospital as a precautionary, but are just fine. The driver of the school was taken to the
hospital with minor injuries.
The driver of the school bus turning onto North College Rd.
is charged with running a red light.