Minor school bus accident reported in Winston-Salem

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THOMASVILLE, N.C. (WGHP)— A minor school bus accident was reported Thursday morning in Winston-Salem after officials said the bus’s driver ran a red light.

Freddie Ray Bradshaw, Jr., 22, was driving a Winston-Salem Forsyth County school bus and struck a 1994 Dodge van around 7:48 a.m. at the Frontage Road entrance to the I-40 ramp and Thomasville Road.

There were no students on board. The van was driven by a 74-year-old woman and had passengers including her son, officials said.

Minor injuries were reported in the van, none of which needed medical attention. Officials said the son received a headache.

Officials said Bradshaw was a substitute bus driver and was driving Winston-Salem Forsyth County School Bus #216. He was cited for running a red light.