Portsmouth school bus veers into ditch

Churchland H.S. school bus falls into ditch. Sept. 8, 2014 (ReportIt/Charla)

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A school bus carrying Churchland High School students fell into a ditch during severe weather Monday.

Bus 206 had just picked up students from the school, around 2:30 p.m., and was at the intersection of Tyre Neck Road and Dunkirk Street when the vehicle veered into a ditch.

There are no injuries reported, according to Detective Misty Holley. The school sent another bus to the scene to pick up the students.

The accident happened as heavy rainfall and flooding was reported in the Churchland area of Portsmouth.

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