On Friday Nov. 4, a group of eight students were involved in a bus accident on their way to the North Carolina Stage Company’s performance of Angels in America: Millennium Approaches. Theater professor Graham Paul was driving a 14-passenger van on Interstate 240 going towards Asheville when traffic stopped ahead. The bus, which was traveling at an appropriate speed according to students on the bus, then swerved after Paul quickly braked to avoid the stopped cars ahead.
The front-right end of the bus rear-ended a large pickup truck, causing significant damage to both vehicles. Four students as well as a passenger in the truck sustained minor injuries from the collision. ...Read the full article