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Greyhound bus headed to Richmond involved in Fairfax County crash

Posted at 4:38 PM, Mar 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-09 16:38:00-05

FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. — A Greyhound bus heading to Richmond was involved in a bus crash in Fairfax County Wednesday morning. The accident happened after the bus collided with a truck around 7:45 a.m. along Route 123 and Hooes Road in Lorton.

A total of 12 people were injured after the crash, seven of which were bus passengers. All are in stable condition with injuries that are not life-threatening, according to a Fairfax County police spokesman.

Bus and truck crashed on Route 123 in Lorton. (Fairfax County police)

Bus and truck crashed on Route 123 in Lorton. (Fairfax County police)

The bus, carrying 28 passengers, was headed to Richmond from New York, a Greyhound spokeswoman told the Washington Post.

The remaining passengers were taken to South Run Recreational Center for alternate transportation.

Police said their initial investigation reveals that the bus rear-ended a pickup truck. No other information on the incident was given at this time.

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