Tour bus hits houses in Wilkesboro

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WILKESBORO, N.C. – A car accident caused a tour bus to crash into two houses on Statesville Road around 8:00 Friday night.

According to authorities, a car travelling southbound on Statesville Road swerved to miss another vehicle and hit the tour bus head-on.

The tour bus left the road and collided with two houses and several utility poles causing power outages in the area.

No one was in the homes at the time of the accident.

One person was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and one person was transported to Wilkes Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

There is no word if charges will be filed at this time.

The investigation is on-going.