PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A bus driver in Pender County was charged Friday morning in connection to an accident on Highway 210.
According to Highway Patrol, Brittney Martin was charged with failure to maintain lane control.
Chief Moss with the Rocky Point Fire Department said the bus driver ran off the road and somehow hit a brick driveway near Shaw Highway.
School officials said only Martin and her daughter were on board at the time of the accident. Neither were injured or taken to the hospital.
Martin is responsible for driving students to Cape Fear schools, according to school records.
Officials said another bus ran a double route to pick up the other students and take them to school.
According to the chief, the bus is damaged and will likely be taken out of service.
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