Skip to main contentSkip to main content
You have permission to edit this article.
Edit
Troopers: Guilford County Schools bus crash Wednesday injures 1 student
0 Comments
alert top story

Troopers: Guilford County Schools bus crash Wednesday injures 1 student

  • Updated
  • 0
{{featured_button_text}}

Updated 8:13 p.m.

LIBERTY — A Southeast Guilford High School student was injured Wednesday when a school bus ran off the road and overturned, the Highway Patrol said.

The 16-year-old student was taken to Moses Cone Hospital for minor injuries, the patrol said in a news release.

Troopers said the bus driver, 74-year-old Mary Delores White of Julian, also had minor injuries but was not taken to a hospital.

Troopers responded just before 5 p.m. to a report of a crash on Smithwood Road near Lake Juno Road in Guilford County.

White was driving west on Smithwood Road when the bus went off the road to the right, struck a culvert then crossed to the other side of the road and overturned, troopers said.

The crash remains under investigation and charges are pending, the patrol said.

Support Local Journalism

Your subscription makes our reporting possible.
{{featured_button_text}}

Smithwood Road was closed for nearly three hours during the investigation. 


A Guilford County Schools bus carrying one student was involved in an accident Wednesday afternoon, according to media reports and district officials.

Bus No. 1456 was involved in an accident with the driver and one student on board, district spokesman Janson Silvers confirmed.

WGHP-Channel 8 is reporting that the Southeast High School bus crashed Wednesday afternoon on Smithwood Road in Liberty near the intersection of Lowe Mail Road. Video on the station's website shows a bus on its side in a ditch.

A 16-year-old passenger was taken to Moses Cone Hospital with minor injuries, the TV station reported.

The Guilford County Sheriff's Office did not respond to a request for information early Wednesday evening.

No further details were available.

0 Comments

Want to see more like this?

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Related to this story

Most Popular

The ability to teach elementary school students subjects in STEM, or science, technology, engineering and mathematics, was made possible through the first part of a three-year Innovative Partnership Grant from the state, Principal Abe Hege said.

UNCG and N.C. State University received millions in one-time money in the recently passed state budget to build esports facilities on campus and, in N.C. State’s case, to dispatch a mobile truck across the state.

“Esports is a dynamic and exciting growth market that UNCG is uniquely positioned to drive,” Debbie Storrs, provost and executive vice chancellor at UNCG, said in a statement.

Recommended for you

Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

Topics

Breaking News

News Alert