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Three Sustain Minor Injuries in Wednesday A.M. School Bus Accident

At about 8:50 Wednesday morning (November 16), the North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to a collision in Catawba County on N.C. Highway 150 near Mount Pleasant Road (in the Sherrills Ford area). An eastbound school bus on Highway 150 stopped for traffic and was rear-ended by an eastbound tractor-trailer. The bus was from the Lincoln Charter School in Lincolnton.

Of the 21 persons on the bus, three were transported to local hospitals with minor injuries. The driver of the tractor-trailer was cited for failing to reduce speed to avoid a collision.