Military bus carrying 25 National Guard members overturns in Prince George

Cause of crash remains under investigation

Military bus carrying 25 National Guard members overturns in Prince George
All lanes are closed on VA-10 in Prince George County due to a bus crash. (Source: Prince George Police)

PRINCE GEORGE, Va. (WWBT) - A military bus carrying 25 members of the National Guard overturned in Prince George County.

A call came in at 9:53 a.m. on June 7 for the report of a crash in the 19000 block of James River Drive in the westbound lanes.

According to police, a military transport bus was traveling westbound from Langley to a training exercise at Fort Pickett when it exited the right side of the roadway and into the ditch, causing the bus to overturn.

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prince george bus crash (Source: Prince George County)
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prince george crash (Source: Prince George County)

Ten people suffered minor injuries. Four people were transported to local hospitals.

The National Guard released the following statement:

The unit leadership is closely monitoring the condition of all personnel injured in the incident and will continue to coordinate with local and state law enforcement in the investigation.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

All lanes on James River Drive (VA-10) near Lebanon Road were closed for a period of time.

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