23 elementary students hospitalized after Virginia school bus crash

A witness photo shows the Dinwiddie County school bus turned over. (Samantha Lewis via WRIC)

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State Police say 23 elementary school students were transported to the hospital after a school bus overturned in Dinwiddie County Thursday morning.

The crash happened on the 25,000 block of Ferndale Road near River Road.

State Police say the driver of the bus is being transported to VCU Medical Center for treatment. There were 23 elementary school students on the bus, but only one has complained of injury, according to State Police. All are being transported to the hospital to be checked as a precautionary measure.

It is also unknown where the school bus was heading to. News 3 sister station WRIC has multiple crews on the scene to learn more information.

Ferndale Road is currently closed in both directions, according to VDOT.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s