20 kids safe, uninjured after bus crashes into ditch in Virginia Beach; driver had medical emergency

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Posted at 1:05 PM, Aug 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-04 14:23:10-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A school bus full of children crashed into a ditch early Thursday morning.

According to Virginia Beach Police, the bus was carrying about 20 autistic children when it ran off the road.

The crash took place around 10 a.m. in the 1200 block of Prosperity Road near the YMCA at JT's Camp Grom, a 70-acre adventure camp.

Dispatch told News 3 that the crash was caused due to the driver having a medical emergency. Police say there were no injuries to the children and the driver was taken to a local hospital for a medical emergency with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Stay with News 3 for updates.