Bus carrying Marines goes into ditch after driver loses glasses

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A bus carrying Marines drove off the road into a ditch in Columbus County on August 7, 2018. (Photo: WWAY)

COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A bus carrying Marines drove off the road into a ditch Tuesday afternoon. Luckily, there were no injuries.

Trooper Kevin Conner with the Highway Patrol says the bus was traveling westbound on Highway 74 near Chadbourn when the driver’s glasses fell off, causing him to veer off the road.

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The bus got stuck in the mud and had to be pulled out.

The bus was carrying Marines from Camp Lejeune to Mississippi.