Fifteen students and two adults injured when dump truck driver falls asleep at wheel, hits car and school bus on Sharon Road West at Sharonbrook Drive in Charlotte, North Carolina

Modified Date: 
Thu, 05/12/2022 - 4:46pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

17 injured in school bus crash in North Carolina

Authorities said the students were able to get off the bus quickly, but it took about 30 minutes to free the bus driver and dump truck driver due to the impact of the crash.

Report: Dump truck driver cited following school bus crash left 14 students hurt

According to a crash report, the 23-year-old dump truck driver said he fell asleep, crossed the center line and hit a car. The dump truck then collided head on with the bus, before the bus went off the road and through a metal fence.

Type: Bus Accident