VIDEO: Resuce of man from burning truck after crash involving school bus in Winston Salem


WINSTON SALEM, NC — This video released by the Winston-Salem Police Department shows the scene after a school bus and pickup truck got into a head-on crash.

WGHP reported, the school bus and truck hit each other head-on causing the truck to be wedged under the bus and catch fire, trapping the driver inside. The crash happened on Tuesday, September 6, at the intersection of Polo Road and North Cherry Street.

The video was captured by police body camera video.

Police say there were two children on the bus at the time of the crash, but neither of them were injured.

The school bus driver, John Lester Ijames, faces a charge of safe movement violation-failure to yield to the right of way.


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