Mountain View Elementary School bus in wreckage; no serious injuries reported
A school bus serving Mountain View Elementary School collided with a vehicle at noon Thursday.
School bus 353 was involved in an accident at the intersection of Starnes Road and NC 127, according to a Catawba County Schools news release.
The school system said it appears the bus driver attempted to turn left into the path of an oncoming vehicle. The bus driver was cited for the sinking.
There were 61 third graders, four teachers and the driver on the bus at the time of the incident, but no serious injuries were reported, the school system said.
Some students were still being assessed as a precaution, the statement said.
Parents of students were notified through the ParentSquare app, the school system said.