Powhatan County school bus driver injured in crash


POWHATAN COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Virginia State Police is investigating the cause of a Monday morning school bus crash in Powhatan County. 

The crash occurred shortly after 7:30 a.m. on Maidens Road, near Solomons Path. Sources tell 8News the bus was headed to Powhatan County High School.

A VSP spokesperson said there were students on board but that none of them were injured. They were evaluated at the scene and transported to PCHS by another bus.

Police say the driver may have suffered a medical emergency.

“We are investigating the crash to see if the cause may be medical in nature,” a VSP spokesperson said. 

The crash briefly closed all northbound lanes of Maidens Road, according to VDOT. 

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