SUV driver charged after High Point crash involving Trinity Elementary School bus carrying 13 students

  • Source: Fox 8 News
  • Published: 11/14/2019 12:00 AM

A woman was charged after her SUV and a school bus, carrying 13 students, crashed Wednesday morning, according to the Randolph County School System. At about 6:46 a.m., school bus 140 was driving northeast on Old Thomasville Road, near Artisan Avenue, along its route for Trinity Elementary School. Just in front of the bus was a 1997 Honda SUV driven by Marian Lee Short, 64, of Trinity, heading in the same direction. Troopers say the Short merged into the left turning lane and tried to make a U-turn, turning into the path of the school bus. The woman was taken to a hospital for a minor injury and charged with an unsafe movement violation. There were 13 students and a driver on the bus. The school system says no one on the bus was reported injured. A parent said that she brought her two children to the hospital to be checked. It is unclear if any other parents did the same.


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