Vehicle crashes into back of school bus in Scotland County; 2 people flown to hospital

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SCOTLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WBTW) — Three people in a vehicle that rear-ended a Scotland County school bus on Tuesday were among seven people taken to the hospital after the crash, the district said in a Facebook post.

According to the district, a vehicle with three teens inside, including a 14-year-old girl and a 19-year-old woman, was leaving Scotland High School when their car went under the back of the bus. Two of them were flown to a hospital, and the other was taken to Scotland Memorial.

The crash, involving Bus No. 289, happened while the bus was stopped at a railroad crossing, the district said. Two students and two staff members on the bus were also taken to Scotland Memorial Hospital as a precaution, the district said.

The district said parents were notified immediately after the crash.

No information about the conditions of those who were hurt was immediately available. The crash remains under investigation. Count on News13 for updates.

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