Virginia Beach, Va. – A bus driver in Virginia Beach has been charged after police say the bus knocked over 3 light poles during an accident at the intersection of Indian River Plantation Drive and S. Greystone on Tuesday.
The bus was from Bayside High School and the bus driver, 55-year old Gerd Klaus Kohlmeyer, has been charged with reckless driving and was released on a summons.
Officials say the bus veered off the road and knocked down 3 light poles. No wires were involved. The bus eventually stopped in a grassy area.
One student was on the bus at the time, but she was not injured.
Kohlmeyer was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.