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School bus crash closes all lanes on I-64 West in Richmond

No children were on bus at the time of the crash
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Posted at 4:41 PM, Feb 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-06 18:02:48-05

RICHMOND, Va. – A school bus crash has closed all lanes on Interstate 64 west in Richmond.

The crash involving a Richmond City school bus occured near mile marker 192 at Mechanicsville Turnpike.

Virginia State Police said they responded to the two-vehicle crash at 4:00 p.m.

A preliminary investigation reveals that a Lexus SUV was traveling westbound and veered into left lane.

The bus was traveling in the left lane and swerved in an attempt to avoid the SUV, before striking the Jersey wall.

No children were on bus and the female bus driver and female passenger suffered minor injuries.

The driver of the Lexus did not report any injuries.

Police say charges are pending.

Traffic is being diverted off I-64 west at exit 192. VDOT is advising travelers to expect delays and use alternate routes until further notice.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.