HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) – A bus driver has died soon after a crash involving a school bus in Henderson County on Tuesday early morning.
The incident transpired off Environmentally friendly River Rd. at about 6:50 a.m. when an East Henderson Substantial and Flat Rock Middle school bus turned in excess of on its aspect in a ditch, according to Henderson County College and sheriff’s workplace officials.
The bus driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. That individual has been determined as 53-12 months-aged Tina Gordon, according to Henderson County Universities. The lead to of death is unknown at this time.
We are exceedingly sad to ensure that immediately after a bus accident early this early morning, Henderson County Public Educational institutions missing just one of our beloved bus drivers from East Henderson Large. Tina Gordon, 53, has been portion of the HCPS Household for 10 several years, and our hearts are hefty as we mourn her decline.
Our district’s Crisis Response Groups are utilized at the educational institutions impacted by this tragic incident, and will be available to help college students and staff members in our school communities. Our thoughts and prayers are with Ms. Gordon’s family and our better school communities.
4 little ones ended up on the faculty bus when the crash happened and are alright, in accordance to Henderson County Sheriff’s Office environment. College officers say they are being transported to the medical center for evaluation.
The NC Freeway Patrol, EMS, and HCPS staff members responded to the scene. Be expecting doable delays in the place as crews get the job done to distinct the scene.