Bus driver charged in crash involving Greenville Co. school bus

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GREENVILLE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A Greenville County school bus was involved in a crash Friday morning.

The crash happened on Harrison Bridge Rd. and Rocky Creek Rd. at about 8 a.m., according to Greenville County Schools. 22 kids were on board at the time of the crash and none of them were injured.

The driver of the vehicle was taken to the hospital for evaluation. The bus driver has been charged with failure to yield, according to SCHP. Troopers say the bus driver pulled out in front of the sedan causing the crash. The driver of the sedan was transported for minor injuries. The bus driver was not injured.

A district spokesperson tells 7News typically when a bus driver is involved in any kind of accident they receive additional training as a reminder on how to handle certain situations. The district says it is unlikely the driver will face repercussions.

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