Bus driver taken to hospital after crash

Published 5:17 pm Monday, February 24, 2020

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A Suffolk Public Schools bus driver was taken to the hospital after a crash involving the bus on Monday afternoon.

The accident in the 2800 block of Godwin Boulevard was reported at 4:13 p.m., according to a city press release. The fully-loaded bus was transporting students from Hillpoint Elementary School when it was rear-ended by the passenger vehicle, the press release states. No students were injured, but the bus driver was evaluated at the scene by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel and taken to a hospital for further medical observation.

The driver of the passenger vehicle was issued a summons for following too closely.

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Another bus driver responded and continue the transport of students in the bus after the investigation was completed.