Minor injuries reported in IOW school bus crash

Bus was rear-ended, police say.

A school bus from Isle of Wight County Schools was involved in an accident with another vehicle on Friday, February 12. (Photo courtesy: Isle of Wight County Schools)

ISLE OF WIGHT CO., Va. (WAVY) – Virginia State Police responded to an accident involving a school bus and a pick-up truck in Isle of Wight Friday.

According to Lt. Tommy Potter, a large Ford pick-up truck rear-ended the bus in the 12000 block of Courthouse Highway shortly before noon.

School officials confirm bus #95 was involved in the crash, while it was stopped on Route 258 about to turn on to Waterworks Road. The bus had students from Smithfield Middle and Smithfield High Schools on board. Two students and the bus driver received minor injuries. A substitute bus driver was called to complete the run.

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