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Isle of Wight Academy bus driver issued summons for reckless driving

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Posted at 5:53 PM, Mar 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-22 17:54:29-04

Suffolk, Va. – An Isle of Wight Academy bus was involved in an accident in the 2200 block of Manning Road Tuesday morning.

A parent of a student on the bus called Suffolk Emergency Communications and informed them of the incident.

The parent told communications that the bus left the pavement, drove into a ditch and struck a mailbox.

The bus did not remain at the scene.

Officers responded and met the bus driver on Route 58 eastbound at Pitchkettle Road.

The driver was issued a summons for reckless driving/failure to maintain control.

Eight students were on the bus at the time of the incident. It is unknown whether they received medical treatment after arriving at school.