4 injured as school bus involved in Orange County wreck, officials say

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Troopers are investigating after a school bus in Orange County was involved in a wreck on Thursday afternoon, according to officials.

There were students from A.L. Stanback Middle School on the bus, Orange County schools officials said. Four students sustained minor injuries and were treated at the scene, troopers said. Some parents went to the scene to pick up their children. The rest were put on another bus.

The wreck happened about 4 p.m. on Orange Grove Road near its intersection with Oakdale Drive just outside of Hillsborough. A car making a left turn pulled out in front of the bus and hit it, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol said. The woman driving the car was cited.

Earlier reports stated that the bus tipped over during the wreck. Officials later reversed themselves and said it remained upright.

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