Easley Police Charge Truck Driver After School Bus Crash

Easley Police have charged a truck driver with possession of marijuana and DUI after a crash Thursday afternoon in Pickens County with a school bus.

Police said the driver of the truck, identified as Drake Lesley, clipped the front of a Pickens County School Bus when he tried to exit on Calhoun Memorial Highway around 4:45pm. The bus overturned as a result of the accident, police said.

School District of Pickens County officials added that there was one student and two adults on the bus at the time of the accident, and none were injured. Lesley, police said was arrested after he was taken to an area hospital.