School bus driver hurt in Monroe collision

A Union County school bus driver was injured Monday morning in a three-vehicle collision in Monroe, police said.

The crash was reported about 7:15 a.m. on East Franklin Street, near the Carolinas Medical Center-Union hospital entrance. No students were aboard the bus at the time of the collision, authorities said.

The driver was taken to the hospital with injuries authorities said were not life-threatening. No other injuries were reported. Steve Lyttle