CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — Three people were injured in a crash involving a school bus and CATS bus in southeast Charlotte Wednesday morning, according to officials.
According to the Charlotte Fire Department, the crash happened on Randolph Road near Aylesford Road around 8:30 a.m. after a CATS bus driver had a medical emergency and crossed the centerline.
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Medic said three people were injured, including a person from the CATS bus who suffered life-threatening injuries. Two others were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
CFD said the drivers of both buses and one passenger from the CATS bus were those that were injured.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools told Queen City News that the bus was carrying seven students to Park Road Montessori. The bus serves the Myers Park area, but it was headed to Park Road when the crash occurred, CMS said. Officials initially reported that the students were not hurt.
Charlotte Fire officials said drivers should expect significant delays in the area Wednesday morning.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.