School bus hit by pick-up truck, no injuries

By: Staff report

BLADENBORO — According to Bladen County School officials, a school bus was involved in a minor accident Friday afternoon but no students were injured.

“Bladenboro Primary School Bus No. 299 was involved in a accident at approximately 3:30 p.m.,” said Valerie Newton, public information officer with the school district. “A small pickup truck rear-ended the bus after making a drop off.

Newton said the bus was carrying six students and transporting them home.

Another bus was dispatched to the accident scene to finish the route, but some students were released by the school principal to their parents.

Staff report