NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — One student was injured after a car collided with a school bus Monday afternoon in Norfolk.
Norfolk police were called to the crash scene at Hampton Boulevard and Baldwin Avenue just before 3:45 p.m.
Police say the bus driver was going south on Hampton Boulevard, and tried to turn left on Baldwin Avenue. That’s when the bus collided with a red Pontiac sedan.
A total of 32 students from the Rosemont Gifted Academy were onboard the bus at the time. One student sustained a non life-threatening injury, and was driven to the hospital for evaluation by a parent.
Police say the driver of the Pontiac was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with injuries classified as non life-threatening.
Norfolk Public Schools issued a statement on the crash Monday afternoon:
We are thankful that only one minor injury resulted from this accident and appreciate the quick response from our staff and law enforcement. The incident remains under investigation.
The bus driver was charged with failure to yield.
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No one has been transported, according to dispatch. Stay with WAVY.com for the latest developments.