School bus involved in crash

Published 9:28 pm Monday, November 8, 2021

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Suffolk Police and Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to the scene of a two-vehicle accident involving a Suffolk Public Schools bus Monday morning.

Emergency Communications was notified at 8:36 a.m. advising of the accident at the intersection of West Washington Street and Bute Street in downtown Suffolk involving the occupied school bus and a passenger vehicle, according to a city press release.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel provided emergency medical assessment at the scene. No one was transported; however, the parent of one of the elementary students indicated she may take the child for further medical observation by personal vehicle, the press release stated.

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There were 25 students on the bus bound for Elephant’s Fork Elementary School.

The investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing.