19 Students Taken To Hospital Following School Bus Accident

7:16 PM, Jan 8, 2014   |    comments
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Winston-Salem police say 19 students have gone to the hospital Wednesday morning after a school bus accident.

It happened shortly after 10 a.m. on Murray Road, near Becks Church Road. The bus involved was number 771, which serves Gibson Elementary School.

Police say 49 students were on the bus. The 19 students who complained about pain went to Brenner's Children's Hospital.

A Forsyth County Schools spokesperson said the extent of the injuries is unclear. 

According to police, the driver of a vehicle didn't yield to the school bus. At this time, officials have not charged the driver.

All Forsyth County schools opened Wednesday after a two-hour delay due to extreme cold.

This story is developing. Stay with digtriad.com for more information.

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