Woman identified in fatal car crash involving school bus

Posted at 2:28 PM, Jun 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-13 16:35:28-04

NORFOLK, Va. - Police are investigating after a woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon.

The woman who died upon impact has been identified by police as 18-year-old, U.S. Navy Sailor, CSSN, Tyra Voss, of Pennsylvania.

The accident happened in the 200 block of East Little Creek Road shortly before 2 p.m. and involved two cars and one Norfolk Public Schools school bus.

There were no students on board the bus at the time of the crash.

The preliminary investigation revealed a Lexus sedan, driven by Voss, was turning from the I-564 off ramp onto the 200 block of E. Little Creek Road. Voss disregarded the traffic signal and entered the intersection, striking a Norfolk public school bus traveling westbound on E. Little Creek Road. The school bus was then pushed into a Nissan Sentra.

One occupant in the Nissan Sentra had minor injuries and was transported for precautionary purposes to an area hospital.

The driver of the school bus was not injured.