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Distracted driver causes Virginia school bus crash

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Posted at 5:47 PM, May 23, 2012
and last updated 2012-05-23 17:54:31-04

BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) - Police say a distracted driver is to blame for a school bus accident in Botetourt County Wednesday morning.

Police say the driver was looking at a student in the rear-view mirror when she lost control and ran off the road. The bus came to a rest upside down next to the street.

Thirteen students were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The bus driver has been charged with reckless driving.