Driver cited after NC school bus with students aboard smashes through building

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Authorities in North Carolina say the driver of a school bus has been cited after the vehicle crashed into a building with students aboard.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said in a statement on Friday that 35-year-old Lashandra Chere Williams was cited for failure to maintain lane control.

According to police, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools bus left its lane and struck a car stopped in a turn lane on Thursday. The bus ran off the street and crashed into a condominium.

WBTV reported that 15 students were aboard at the time of the crash.

Police said two students were taken to a local hospital as a precautionary measure but no serious injuries were reported

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