Asheville Fire Department responds to school bus crash, driver transported to local hospital

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(Courtesy Asheville Fire Department)

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WSPA) – Asheville Fire Department responded, alongside Reynolds Fire Department, to a school bus crash outside the city Monday afternoon.

According to AFD, there were about 15 students on the bus. The students were evaluated for minor injuries by EMS and picked up by their parents.

Buncombe County Schools said the students on board were from Reynolds Middle and Reynolds High school. The crash happened on Porters Cove Road just before 3:30pm.

The driver of the bus was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Highway patrol continues to investigate.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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