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Students hurt after bus overturns in Davidson county

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LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) -- Authorities say 22 high school and middle
school students were hurt when the bus they were riding overturned
on a Davidson County road.

The Dispatch of Lexington reports that the bus was carrying
students from Central Davidson Middle and High schools when it
overturned around 3:30 p.m. Friday.

Sgt. Stephen Pace with the N.C. Highway Patrol said the bus ran
off the right side of the road, and when the driver tried to return
to the pavement, she lost control. The bus turned over on its side
and slid off the road to the left into a small ditch

The students and the driver of the bus were taken to local
hospitals, but most injuries didn't appear to be life-threatening.
Most students appeared to have bumps and bruises.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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