Woman charged in accident between school bus, 2 vehicles

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) A woman has been charged in an accident involving a school bus and two vehicles reported in Greenville Thursday evening.

The accident was reported on the corner of 5th Street and South Memorial Drive.

According to Greenville Police Department Lieutenant Mills, there were five high school students on the bus at the time of the accident.

Several agencies responded to the scene.

The driver of one of the vehicles tried to merge in front of the bus, clipped the corner of the bus causing the vehicle to spin out and hit another vehicle.

The school bus suffered minor damage. The swing bar on the front bumper was slightly damaged.

One of the vehicles involved had damaged the side door of the driver’s side and the other had damage to the back bumper.

All passengers were checked for precaution.

The individual who caused the wreck was identified as Theresa Wooden.

Wooden and two students were transported to Vidant Medical Center with minor injuries.

Officials said Wooden was charged with a lane change violation.

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