Bus driver injured in Powhatan school bus crash
POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. — A Powhatan High School bus driver was injured in a crash Monday morning.
Virginia State Police are investigating the single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 7:45 a.m.
Police say the bus was loaded with students when it struck a tree in the 3000 block of Maidens Road. No students were injured in the crash.
There is no word on the condition of the driver who may have suffered a medical emergency, according to state police.
“Eighteen students were evacuated and transported by another bus to Powhatan Middle School for additional evaluation by paramedics and school nurse,” said a Powhatan school spokesperson. “After the evaluation and parental notification, school administration arranged for transportation for the remaining students to Powhatan High School.”
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