Charges Expected Against Virginia Motorist Who Rear-Ended School Bus

Dinwiddie County, Virginia – It happened again on Monday morning. Another school bus was rear-ended by a motorist, this time in Virginia, officials say.

A Dinwiddie County school bus was struck by a motorist Monday morning at approximately 6:43 a.m. along Boydton Plank Road. “The driver of a 2012 Blue Bird Dinwiddie County school bus was activating the hazard lights and stop bar to pick up students, when a 2016 Honda CRV, driven by, Elizabeth Overby, 76, of Sutherland, Va., struck the bus in the rear,” a Virginia State Police spokesperson said. “The school bus was transporting 30 children ranging from 6th to 12th grade.”


Five students were taken to the hospital with what were described by police as minor injuries. Overby, the driver of the car, was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation and charges are pending, police added.

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