Student exiting school bus hit by vehicle

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A Tallwood High School student was hit by a vehicle after exiting a school bus Wednesday afternoon.

The incident happened around 2:45 p.m. while students were getting off a school bus in the 1100 block of Diamond Springs Road, according to Officer James Cason with the Virginia Beach Police Department.

A vehicle approached from behind and swerved right to avoid hitting the bus and other stopped vehicles. Instead, the vehicle hit a student, a sidewalk and a nearby fence.

Cason said the female student suffered an injury that was not life-threatening. The driver was not injured.

Lauren Wicks with Virginia Beach Schools said the bus was from Tallwood High School.

Police have not released any information about possible charges.

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

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