School bus driver charged after accident with dump truck Tuesday

NOTTOWAY COUNTY, Va (WRIC) — A school bus collided with a dump truck in Nottoway County on Tuesday at Cellar Creek Road and Route 460.

Reports say the crash happened around 3:50 p.m.

Virginia State Trooper J. Carter investigated this incident and revealed that the school bus was traveling north on Route 614 when it crossed over the east bound lanes of Route 460 running into the path of a Peterbilt dump truck.

The school bus had 12 elementary students, one aide, and the bus driver on board at the time of the accident.

The driver of the dump truck and a 12 year old passenger on the bus were transported to Farmville Hospital with nonlife threatening injuries.

The driver of the Nottoway County 2015 Thomas school bus has been charged with reckless driving.

The scene has been cleared.

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