8 children, 2 adults injured in NC school bus crash

A helicopter and ambulances from multiple departments responded after the crash involving a school bus, FedEx truck and 18-wheeler


The Robesonian, Lumberton, N.C.

DELCO, N.C. — Emergency crews were on the scene of a wreck involving a school bus, a FedEx truck and an 18-wheeler near Delco that injured at least 10 people, including eight children.

The bus belongs to Southeastern Community and Family Services, a nonprofit that operates Ransom Head Start Center in Riegelwood, emergency officials said.

Two victims were taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center by helicopter, according to authorities, and several others by ambulance. No one had life-threatening injuries, officials said.

The wreck happened Tuesday morning on U.S. 74-76 in front of the Grahamland attraction.

Ambulances from numerous departments, including Cerro Gordo, Whiteville, Lake Waccamaw, Buckhead and Acme-Delco Riegelwood, responded.

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©2020 The Robesonian (Lumberton, N.C.)

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

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