VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - A school bus veered off a Virginia Beach road while taking children home from school Tuesday afternoon.
Grazia Moyers with the Virginia Beach police confirmed that officers responded to a school bus crash at Indian Plantation Dr. and S. Greystone St. in the Indian Plantation neighborhood around 3 p.m.
The Bayside High School bus veered off the road, knocking down three light poles, and stopped in a grassy area. Moyers said there was one female student on the bus, but she was not injured.
The driver, 55-year-old Gerd Laus Kohlmeyer, was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries. He was charged with reckless driving and released on a summons.
The vehicle was bus 404, according to Jennifer McCarrel with VB schools, which is an academy bus that carries children from different schools.
McCarrel said the bus was at the end of its route and is unsure if the bus was damaged.
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