NC school bus carrying 22 students involved in crash

A school bus was involved in an accident Thursday afternoon in Matthews on Highway 51. (WSOC-TV)

A school bus was involved in an accident Thursday afternoon in Matthews on Highway 51. (WSOC-TV)

MATTHEWS, N.C. — A school bus carrying 22 students was involved in a crash Thursday in Matthews, but no injuries were reported.

WSOC-TV reported that the crash happened on Highway 51 at Matthews-Mint Hill Road when a truck rear-ended the bus.

Authorities said the bus was carrying students from Butler High School in Matthews.

A second crash happened nearby when a vehicle ran into a fire truck that was responding to the bus accident.

In that crash, the driver of the truck and the driver of the car suffered minor injuries, according to officials.

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