Driver charged in school bus crash that left 3 Prince George students injured

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PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The driver of a Prince George County school bus that crashed earlier this month, leaving three students injured, has been charged with leaving the scene of the crash. 

Police said Monday that 48-year-old Holly Owens, of Charles City County, was arrested March 21 and charged with failure to stop at the scene of an accident (a felony) and reckless driving. 

Owens was transporting students to South Elementary School when the bus ran off the left shoulder of Pumphouse Road and struck a mailbox and a culvert pipe, according to Prince George County Police.

The driver got the bus back on the road and then proceeded to take the students to the school. They were later transported by ambulance to Southside Regional Medical Center.

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