Wake Co. school bus crashed with 20 elementary students on board

FUQUAY-VARINA, N.C. (WTVD) -- A Wake County school bus crashed while taking elementary school students to class Friday morning.

The crash happened near the intersection of Broad Street and Old Powell Road in Fuquay-Varina.

Twenty Herbert Aikens Elementary School students were on the bus at the time of the crash.

Investigators said a car rear-ended the bus when the car's driver reached down to pick up a dropped cellphone.

The students on the bus were moved to another bus and taken to school. There were no serious injuries reported.
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