Bus carrying students collides with 18-wheeler
The N.C. Highway Patrol says nine people have been taken to the hospital after a tour bus and a tractor-trailer collided near Bolton in Columbus County.
Authorities say the bus was carrying students from the Cannon School in Concord. The patrol reports the bus was turning from N.C. 214 to U.S. 74/76 when the tractor-trailer clipped it around 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Mark Yarbrough of Nancy & Udean Christian Tours said the bus was on its way to Oak Island when the accident occurred.
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