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Drivers hurt in crash that damaged Chesterfield school sign

Posted at 9:16 AM, Jun 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-22 11:45:03-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police are investigating a crash outside Falling Creek Elementary School in Chesterfield.

The crash involved two vehicles outside the school on Hopkins Road.

"A passenger van was traveling south on Hopkins Road when it crossed the center line and hit a northbound GMC Envoy, pushing the GMC Envoy off the road," a Chesterfield Police spokesperson said. "The van then traveled back over the center line, through the southbound lane and off the road, where it struck the Falling Creek Elementary School sign and flipped."

Both drivers were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

"The crash is still under investigation; no charges at this point," the police spokesperson said.

The crash was reported at about 7:50 a.m.

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