Pickup truck hits Lenoir County school bus in Kinston

9OYS - Traffic - Bus Crash

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – A pickup truck ran into a Lenoir County school bus Friday morning.

The collision occurred at the intersection of Carey and Rouse roads in Kinston around 6:40 a.m.

Officers said a pickup truck ran a stop sign and hit the left front corner of the Lenoir County High School bus while it was heading south on Rouse Road.

The driver, Ray Shasteen, was charged with failure to yield and was taken to UNC Lenoir Health Care with minor injuries.

Officers said there were two students and a driver on the bus. All three were taken the hospital in private vehicles as precaution.

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