Chesapeake Police, Fire respond to crash with injuries involving HRT bus

Posted at 4:30 PM, Jul 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-11 18:24:57-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The Chesapeake Police Department and Chesapeake Fire Department, along with medics, responded after a vehicle and a Hampton Roads Transit bus were involved in a crash.

The crash happened at approximately 3:45 p.m. in the 4300 block of Bainbridge Boulevard. Tom Holden with Hampton Roads Transit said that the Route 58 bus was hit by a pickup truck.

Several passengers on the bus were injured, according to Detective Dorienne Boykin with the Chesapeake Police Department. Holden said that 13 people total were involved in the crash, and 10 people, including the drivers of both vehicles, were taken to the hospital.

Northbound lanes of Bainbridge Boulevard reopened at 4:48 p.m.

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