Student jumps from moving school bus

WAVY/Jason Marks
WAVY/Jason Marks

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a high school student jumped from a moving school bus in Virginia Beach Friday afternoon.

Around 1:40 p.m., Virginia Beach Police responded to the intersection of Bonney Road and Dolton Drive for a report of a school bus crash, according to Officer Lonnie Cain.

WAVY/Jason Marks
WAVY/Jason Marks

An investigation indicates students on Virginia Beach City Public School Bus 932 were in a verbal altercation when a female student went to the front of the bus and pressed buttons in an attempt to open the doors and exit. After the failed attempt, she went to the back of the bus, opened the emergency doors and jumped out.

Cain said the bus was moving when the student jumped. She was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Tonya Borman with Virginia Beach Police said the bus was carrying high school students from Renaissance Academy.

No further information has been released. Stay with WAVY.com for updates on this developing story.

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