Student athletes evacuate charter bus before it bursts into flames in North Carolina

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WILSON COUNTY, N.C. — A team of student athletes from Virginia evacuated a charter bus before it went up in flames, according to WTVD.

Forty-one college athletes from Hampton University were on board riding back Saturday night following a track meet at the University of South Carolina.

The driver of the bus helped evacuate the bus before it burst into flames, according to Wilson County Emergency Management. Thanks to a quick evacuation, there were no injuries.

A new bus was reported to have been sent from Virginia to get the students back home.

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