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Authorities Investigate North Carolina Day Care Bus Crash

Alexandrea Messner1 year ago

On Monday morning, there was an accident in Wilmington, North Carolina involving a day care bus and another vehicle.

Details of the Day Care Bus Accident

According to WECT, the crash occurred at the intersection of Fifth and Dawson streets around 7:30 a.m., according to New Hanover County Dispach.

While there were several children on the bus, no major injuries were reported. Police blocked traffic on Dawson street at Third street so workers could clear the scene.

There is no information as to the cause of the crash or who was at fault.

North Carolina Auto Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT):

  • 1,260 people were killed in accidents in North Carolina in 2013.
  • An additional 108,436 people were injured in accidents.
  • 220,271 traffic crashes were reported.
  • 6% of children ages 0-4, 20% of children ages 5-7, and 43% of children ages 8-14 killed in a motor vehicle crash were unbelted.

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