School Bus, Car Collide, Crash into House in High Point, North Carolina


January 16, 2019

HIGH POINT, NC. – A school bus and a car collided January 8 then crashed into a house in High Point, North Carolina, according to an online news report from myfox8.com. Three people were injured in the incident, including the driver of the school bus.* 

The accident occurred on the afternoon of January 8 at the intersection of Meredith Street and Oneka Avenue. At approximately 3 p.m., a school bus was traveling northbound on Meredith Street, and a 2015 Chrysler 200 was traveling eastbound on Oneka Avenue. The Chrysler reportedly ran the stop sign at the crossing and proceeded into the intersection, where the school bus ended up crashing into it on the passenger’s side. 

Both the school bus and the Chrysler then continued on and crashed into the side of a home located at 1601 Oneka Avenue. Photos from the scene show the Chrysler with extensive damage stopped against the home. The school bus sits to its right with front-end damage. No one was in the home when the crash occurred. 

Connie Mayberry, public information officer for Guilford County Schools, said the school bus was bus No. 1331 from Oakview Elementary School. The driver and one student were on board at the time of the crash. The driver, who has not been identified, was injured in the crash, while the student was not. Officials said the driver was transported to a local hospital, and that his or her injuries were non-life threatening.

The driver of the Chrysler and a passenger in the Chrysler sustained life-threatening injuries. They have not been identified. Emergency crews transported them to a local hospital, and their current medical conditions are not known. 

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Source:https://myfox8.com/2019/01/08/injuries-reported-after-school-bus-car-crash-into-house-in-high-point/

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