Press release from Virginia State Police
PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - At 8:22 a.m. Thursday morning, Virginia State Police were called to a medical emergency involving a school bus driver on Interstate 95.
The driver had been traveling northbound on I-95 when she began feeling ill. She called her supervisor with the City of Franklin school system to alert him of her situation. She then safely pulled over onto the shoulder at the 46 mile marker and shortly thereafter became unresponsive.
One of the students on the bus used the driver's cell phone to reach the supervisor and make him aware of what had happened to the driver.
The driver was transported by ambulance to Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg.