Abbott Trailways issues statement after charter bus overturns returning students to Virginia Tech, Radford

Posted at 10:08 PM, Nov 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-30 01:26:52-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- The company that operates the charter bus involved in Sunday night's crash outside of Richmond issued a statement about the crash.

Sunday night, November 29th, a motorcoach owned and operated by Abbott Trailways was involved in an accident in Richmond, Virginia.

The motorcoach was chartered to take students at Virginia Tech and Radford University back to their campuses after the Thanksgiving weekend

At this time Abbott Trailways is fully cooperating with law enforcement officials and first responders to make sure everyone onboard the motorcoach is accounted for and anyone who needs medical attention gets it.

The cause of the accident is under investigation and Abbott Trailways is again working with police to determine what happened.

Abbott Trailways is also taking steps to make sure all of the students who wish to get to campus tonight are accommodated on another bus, which was dispatched as soon as the company learned of the accident.

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