Chesterfield driver apprehended after Hull Street Road crash

Posted at 3:22 PM, Oct 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-10 11:06:17-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A driver whose actions resulted in a serious crash was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon in Chesterfield County, according to Chesterfield Police.

"At about 2:30 p.m., a Ford Escape was traveling west on Hull Street Road at a high rate of speed and weaving in and out of traffic. The Escape hit a sedan, causing the sedan to flip and strike the school bus," a Chesterfield Police spokesperson said. "The driver of the Escape fled on foot before police arrived, but was apprehended nearby. No one on the school bus was injured; one adult female from the sedan was transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries."

There were no students on the school bus at the time of the crash, police confirmed, only the school bus driver and his/her own child were on the bus.

The accident snarled traffic along Hull Street Road and Brad McNeer Parkway in Midlothian around 2:30 p.m.

Charges against the driver are pending an investigation.

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