BREAKING NEWS: Crews respond to school bus accident on Route 58

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By Holly Henry, WTKR/WGNT Online Producer

Suffolk, VA
According to Suffolk police, the driver of a minivan died as a result of a traffic accident involving a school bus this morning.

Suffolk emergency crews received calls at 9:07 a.m. Wednesday morning regarding an accident on Route 58 Westbound and Route 10 (Godwin Boulevard).

Police say the van was traveling westbound and crossed over the median, hitting the bus head-on in the eastbound lane. Police say the van was wedged under the school bus.

No children were on the bus at the time.  The driver of the bus was treated at the scene by Suffolk Fire and Rescue.

The identity of the driver of the minivan is unknown at this time. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation.


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