23 elementary students transported to hospital after Virginia school bus crash

(Samantha Lewis via WRIC)

DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities tell Media General contributors that 23 elementary school students were transported to the hospital after a school bus overturned in Virginia Thursday morning.

The crash happened on the 25,000 block of Ferndale Road near River Road in Dinwiddie County.

Virginia State Police said the driver of the bus is being transported to VCU Medical Center for treatment. There were 23 elementary school students on the bus, but only one has complained of injury, according to State Police. All are being transported to the hospital to be checked as a precautionary measure.

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It is also unknown where the school bus was heading to. Contributors have multiple crews on the scene to learn more information.

Ferndale Road is currently closed in both directions, according to VDOT.

This story was originally published by WRIC, a Media General contributing station.

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