At least 8 students injured in Chesterfield County school bus crash, officials say – WSOC TV


Chesterfield County, SC – At least eight students were taken to a hospital after a Chesterfield County school bus was involved in a crash Friday afternoon east of Jefferson, according to school officials.

A New Heights school bus was reported to have been involved in a collision just before 4pm on McCaskill Road near Angelus Road.

At the time of the accident, it was carrying 24 students, according to school officials.

UPDATE: Chesterfield County Schools say the bus was carrying students from New Heights Middle School and Jefferson Elementary School. There were 24 children on board and 8 were injured. Watch WSOC-TV at 5 and 6 pm for more details. @wsoctv

— Tina Terry (@TinaTerryWSOC9) August 19, 2022

Nine students, ages 8 to 12, were taken to Atrium Health Union with minor injuries, hospital officials told Channel 9.

We ask about other injuries.

This is a developing story. Check for updates.

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