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5 Students injured in wreck involving 2 Charlotte school buses

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Five students were taken to the hospital after two Charlotte Mecklenburg school buses were involved in an accident in northwest Charlotte Monday.

The accident happened on the 500 block of Beatties Ford Road, near the intersection of French Street, just before 5 p.m.

Officials say both buses were from Northwest School of the Arts. One bus, number 75, had 41 students on board. The other, number 1481, was carrying 33 students.

Five students were transported to area hospitals, and are expected to be okay.

Replacement buses are taking the remaining students home. The principal of the school is sending communications to families to inform them of the incident.

There is no word on what may have caused the accident, or if any charges are being filed.

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