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Truck, bus collide; driver runs off

Police are looking in west Charlotte this morning for the driver of a truck that collided with a Charlotte Area Transit System bus.

Police say the truck driver fled the scene.

Several passengers aboard the CATS bus were injured, but police say the injures are minor.

The collision happened about 6 a.m. on Freedom Drive at Thriftwood Road. According to police reports, a Chevy pickup truck collided with the bus, but the truck driver ran off. Police called in their K-9 dog search unit and are conducting a manhunt in area neighborhoods.

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