School Bus Driver Suspended After Bus Overturns In Gaston County

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — A school bus driver has been suspended after the bus they were driving overturned Tuesday morning with four students on board.

Bus Accident

Officials say Milagros Pena was driving bus number 398 from New Hope Elementary School when the accident happened.  No one was injured during the wreck.

Pena has been suspended with pay pending an investigation.  School officials are working with the State Highway Patrol to determine what caused the accident.

Officials say Pena has never had any other suspensions or demotions.