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1 Injured in Greenville School Bus Accident

Stephanie Samedi1 year ago

A school bus in Greenville, N.C. was in an accident involving multiple vehicles Monday morning leaving the bus driver injured.

About the Greenville Bus Accident

According to WNCT, the bus was traveling to South Central High School on Monday morning, when a vehicle rear ended a car, which then hit the bus.

There were no students on board, but the bus driver was taken to the hospital for a back injury.

Authorities are continuing their investigation of the incident.

School Transportation Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • Since 1998, 1,564 people have died in school transportation-related crashes— an average of 142 fatalities per year.
  • In the 57 multiple-vehicle crashes, 32 drivers and 40 passengers died.
  • In 51 percent of all crashes involving fatalities to occupants of a school transportation vehicle, the principal point of impact was the front of the vehicle.

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