NCSHP: 2 students injured in school bus crash involving truck


A bus sits on the side Dallas Shals Hwy after a reported crash with a truck. 

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) — State Highway Patrol is investigating a school bus crash involving a pickup truck.

The accident happened on Dallas Shoals Highway in Gaston County Friday afternoon. 25 students were on the bus at the time of the crash. 15 were treated by Medic at the scene. Two had more serious injuries and had to be taken to the hospital. 

Authorities say a red pickup truck was the cause of the accident, and the driver has been charged with reckless driving. Other charges may be pending. 

Officials say the road will be shut for at least another 45 minutes. 

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 46 News for the latest details on what happened.


Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect that the crash occurred with a pickup truck, and there were 25 students on board. 

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