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School bus driver hospitalized after colliding with truck

A school bus sits by the side of the road after the wreck.
A school bus sits by the side of the road after the wreck. WBTV

A school bus driver was taken to the hospital after colliding with a pickup truck in west Charlotte Tuesday morning.

The crash happened at the Yorkmont Road and West Boulevard intersection. A 4-year-old was aboard the bus and is expected to be OK, officials said.

The driver of the pickup truck is also expected to be OK.

Officials said the bus was on its way to Olympic High School, off Sandy Porter Road.

There’s no word on what caused the crash.

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