4 children injured after car hits Richmond school bus

Posted at 4:16 PM, May 14, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-14 18:07:58-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — Richmond police said four children have been taken to the hospital after an accident involving a car and a school bus Wednesday afternoon.

Police were called to South Laurel Street and Idlewood Avenue around 3:23 p.m. after a Honda collided with a school bus carrying Richmond Public Schools’ students, according to Richmond Police spokesman James Mercante.

Officials said 60 students were on the bus, which was headed from Clark Springs Elementary to Fairfield Elementary.

Four students suffered minor injuries, including abdominal pain. The children were transported to Chippenham Hospital.

Mercante said traffic officers are still investigating the crash and that no charges had been filed as of 4:40 p.m.

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