School bus driver charged in accident

A school bus driver has been charged following an accident this morning off Broad River Road in Columbia, the S.C. Highway Patrol is reporting.

No one was injured in the accident that happened at about 7 a.m. on Broad River Road near Zimalcrest Drive.

Reports indicate a 1999 Buick was struck by the bus as it was coming out of a private driveway.

Three students en route to Sandel Elementary in Richland 1 were on the bus at the time.

The driver of the school bus has been charged with failure to yield the right of way, reports indicate.

-- From Staff Reports