Car crashes into Chesterfield school bus

Car crashes into Chesterfield school bus

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A school bus and vehicle crashed on Route 288 near Courthouse Road Tuesday morning.

Police say the driver of the vehicle was heading southbound around 9:40 a.m. While reaching for a tissue, she swerved and struck the bus, then a guardrail before stopping.

There were no students on the bus at the time of the crash. The bus driver and the driver's 2-year-old child were not injured.

The driver of the vehicle and her 4-year-old child were taken to the hospital. No word on the extent of their injuries at this time.

The crash closed the right lane of traffic while crews cleared the scene.

We have a crew at the scene and will bring you more information as details are made available.

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