Parkwood Elementary school bus involved in multi-vehicle accident

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – A Parkwood Elementary school bus with 20 students on board got into an accident shortly around 2:55 p.m. on Gumbranch Road and Williamsburg Parkway in Jacksonville North Carolina.

Two cars and school bus 101 were involved in the crash. One of the cars ended up in a ditch.

Minor injuries are reported.

The bus driver requested EMS transport to Onslow Memorial Hospital for medical evaluation.

Another bus was sent to take the students home, and the school’s principal went to the scene of the accident.

The preliminary investigation is underway.

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9OYS is waiting on the Jacksonville Police Department for more information.

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