West Virginia

Multiple Students in School Bus Accident at Route 16 in Calhoun County, WV

Date
March 5, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
School Bus
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
Yes

Where it Happened

West Virginia 16, Beckley, Calhoun County, WV, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
West Virginia State Police
Vehicles Involved
School Bus
Road/Highway
Route 16
Injuries Sustained

Various injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

School bus was involved in a rollover crash


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured several students at Route 16 in Calhoun County, WV on March 5th, 2024. Police say the incident involved a school bus that that overturned under unclear circumstances. Reports say multiple students were hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. The driver was arrested on an alleged DUI charge as well as charges of child neglect resulting in serious injury, according to reports. Additional information was not immediately available.

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