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23 elementary students transported to hospital after Dinwiddie school bus crash

(Samantha Lewis via WRIC)
(Samantha Lewis via WRIC) (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

WRIC Newsroom – DINWIDDIE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — State Police say 23 elementary school students were transported to the hospital after a school bus overturned in Dinwiddie County Thursday morning.

The crash happened on the 25,000 block of Ferndale Road near River Road.

State Police said the driver of the bus is being transported to VCU Medical Center for treatment. There were 23 elementary school students on the bus, but only one has complained of injury, according to State Police. All are being transported to the hospital to be checked as a precautionary measure.

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It is also unknown where the school bus was heading to.

Ferndale Road is currently closed in both directions, according to VDOT.