School bus crash sends students to hospital

Posted at 4:57 PM, Oct 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-04 19:08:38-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) -- The driver of a car is facing charges after slamming into a school bus carrying 34 students in Church Hill Friday afternoon.

The accident happened just before 3:50 p.m. near North 27th and S streets.

Richmond Public Schools’ Felicia Cosby said three students complaining of neck and shoulder pain were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

The bus was carrying students from George Mason Elementary School.

Police said the driver of the car was issued a summons for failure to yield.

The crash caused $50 in damage to the bus.