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Elementary school bus driver charged after crash in Yadkin County

A spokesperson with the Yadkin County Schools said a school bus driver was charged following a crash Wednesday afternoon.

YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. — The driver of a Yadkin County School bus is facing charges following a crash Wednesday afternoon.

The school bus from Jonesville Elementary School overturned on Rena Road in Jonesville. The Yadkin County Schools district said 26 students were on the school bus at the time of the crash. 

A spokesperson with the district said multiple children were hurt. Several children were transported to the hospital as a precaution. Emergency crews treated kids on the scene for bumps and bruises following the crash.

The school bus driver was charged with a moving violation and failure to maintain lane following the crash. 

The school district said most of the students involved in the crash were back at school Thursday afternoon. 

The district also has counselors available to talk to the students about the crash if they need additional support.