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Floyd County school bus in accident on Virginia Tech campus

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(AP) - Virginia Tech police say several students and adults were sent to the hospital with minor injuries after an accident involving a school bus from Floyd County.
    
Maj. Kevin Foust said the bus was on a field trip on the Virginia Tech campus Tuesday afternoon when the rear tire hit a stone wall about two feet high. The hard jolt caught riders by surprise.
    
Media outlets report that six students and three adults were taken to LewisGale Hospital Montgomery.
    
According to a spokesperson, their injuries are mostly bumps and bruises. They were discharged by 3:45 p.m.
    
A second Floyd County school bus was dispatched and picked up the rest of the students.

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