School bus driver to be charged in MB crash

Crews on scene (Source: WMBF News Reporter Mark Meredith)
Crews on scene (Source: WMBF News Reporter Mark Meredith)
The overturned minivan (Source: WMBF News Reporter Mark Meredith)
The overturned minivan (Source: WMBF News Reporter Mark Meredith)
Another shot of the overturned van (Source: WMBF News Reporter Mark Meredith)
Another shot of the overturned van (Source: WMBF News Reporter Mark Meredith)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) A school bus driver will be charged with failure to yield after a collision that left a SUV on its roof Friday afternoon.

Capt. David Knipes, spokesman for the Myrtle Beach Police Department, said crews were on scene at 21st Avenue North and Dunbar Street in city limits.

A dark green Navigator was clipped by the school bus as the bus was trying to turn left onto 21st Avenue North from Dunbar Street. The vehicle, containing a family of five in the Myrtle Beach area on vacation, overturned in the collision.

Three of the five occupants have been taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

No students were on board the bus at the time of the collision. The driver will be cited for failure to yield right of way.

Crews closed 21st Avenue North between Carver Street and Hemingway Street as units cleared the scene. The roadway was reopened around 5:10 p.m.

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