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Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School bus crashes in to city bus; students left with minor injuries

Officers said the school bus driver became distracted by students on the bus. Students and passengers were treated for minor injuries.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem/Forsyth County school bus crashed into the back of a city bus in Winston-Salem Friday afternoon, according to city officials. 

Police said they were called to the 2300 block of North Patterson Avenue about a wreck with injuries.

After an investigation, officers said the school bus driver became distracted when they heard a disturbance between students on the bus. 

Several students on the bus were treated for minor injuries.

Several passengers on the Winston-Salem Transit Authority bus were also treated for minor injuries.

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools administrators came to the scene and worked with first responders to identify all students and reunite them with parents.

The damage to both busses was minor.

The area was shut down for approximately 1 hour while this investigation was completed.

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