Woman killed in collision involving Hampton school bus

Posted at 5:59 PM, Mar 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-29 17:55:19-04

Hampton, Va. – Officers are now investigating after a school bus and a vehicle collided at the intersection of Settlers Landing and Pembroke Avenue on Wednesday.

Hampton Police received a call around 4:30 p.m. about a two-vehicle crash involving a Hampton City School bus and a Chevrolet Malibu.

When Fire and Rescue teams arrived, they realized the driver of the Chevy Malibu was suffering from critical injuries.

The driver, identified as 60-year-old Gloria Ford, was taken to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the bus, also a woman, was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

No students were on the bus at the time.

Police say the school bus was traveling northbound on Settlers Landing Road and was making a left turn onto Pembroke Avenue. The Chevy Malibu was traveling southbound on Queen Street towards Settlers Landing Road when both vehicles collided in the intersection.