Student taken to hospital after school bus and truck collide

- A school bus and a truck collide sending three patients to the hospital early Tuesday morning near Charlotte-Douglas Airport.

Emergency crews were called to a crash on West Boulevard and Yorkmont Road involving a Charlotte-Mecklenburg school bus and a truck. Lanes on West Boulevard were blocked briefly while police investigated the crash.

According to CMS, the driver of bus #278 and bus monitor were transported to the hospital, along with one student who was on the bus during the crash. All patients are believed to have non-life threatening injuries.

The bus services Lake Wylie Elementary School.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.


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