Three Injured In Accident Involving Wake County School Bus


All three drivers of vehicles in an accident involving a Wake County school bus. received injuries this morning.


According to Rusty Styons, an assistant chief with the Raleigh Fire Department, the school bus hit a station wagon and then a pick-up truck.


The top of the pick-up had to be cut off in order to extricate the driver. The driver, was listed in critical condition at Wake Medical Center.


The drivers of the bus and the station wagon were transported to Wake Medical Center also.


Seven students were aboard bus 956.

It was later disclosed that Raleigh firefighter, Harry "Flip" Kissenger IV, 35, of Wake Forest, was the driver of the pickup.

Mr. Kissenger is a lieutenant at Fire Station 6, at Oberlin and Fairview Roads. He has a member for 12 years. He is married and has two daughters.

According to the N.C. Highway Patrol,  the bus, driven by Sheila Hall, 52, of Garner and the station wagon, driven by Angelica Perry, 23, of Raleigh collided. The bus crossed the center line and struck Kissenger's truck head-on.

Investigation is continuing to determine who caused the accident.

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