ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — A man is facing charges after a truck crashed into a bus with more than a dozen children on board, according to Highway Patrol.
On Wednesday, Harvey Newcomb, 58, of Rockingham County, was charged with driving left of center and reckless driving.
At about 3:02 p.m. Oct. 1, troopers responded to the crash on N.C. 68, near Sylvania Road, in Rockingham County.
A private bus, carrying 18 students and two adults, was headed south on N.C. 68 from Huntsville Elementary School to an afterschool program.
Then, a 1989 Chevrolet pickup truck headed north, driven by Newcomb, hit the bus.
The bus went off the road on the lefthand side, hit a sign, rolled down a bank and overturned.
All 18 students, the bus driver, Harvey and an adult who was also in the truck were taken to Moses Cone Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.