9 injured in Burke County school bus crash

Oct. 07, 2013 @ 11:38 AM

A number of students have been taken to a hospital after a school bus overturned in Burke County.

The wreck happened in the rain near a curve about eight miles northwest of Morganton around 7:30 a.m. Monday.

County officials said none of the injuries appeared to be serious.

Burke County school officials say the bus was headed to Oak Hill Elementary School. Authorities said eight students and the driver were taken to a Morganton hospital for treatment.

There were nine students on the bus.

The crash remains under investigation.