Seven people, including four students, were taken to Charlotte hospitals Friday afternoon after a wreck involving a school bus and pickup truck. The wreck closed Monroe Road for more than an hour.
One person was taken to Carolinas Medical Center for what were described as “potentially life-threatening” injuries.
The wreck occurred around 4:20 p.m. on Monroe Road near North Sharon Amity Road.
Details about how the crash occurred were not immediately available. Photos from the scene showed the front of the pickup truck was crushed by the impact of the crash.
School bus 1914 was from Randolph Middle School and was carrying four students and two adults, reports WCNC-TV, the Observer’s news partner. They were all taken to area hospitals for observation.
The wreck closed Monroe Road in both directions between Idlewild and North Sharon Amity roads.
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