Floyd County school bus wrecks in Blacksburg; several students sent to hospital
Their injuries do not appear to be life-threatening
Virginia Tech police say a school bus from Floyd County was involved in an accident around 1:50 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
Captain Kevin Faust said the bus, which was on a field trip, tried to make a turn onto Duck Pond Drive, on the Virginia Tech campus, when the rear tire hit a stone wall about two feet high.
Six students and three adults were all taken to LewisGale Hospital Montgomery, according to a spokesperson. Their injuries are described as mostly bumps and bruises.
A second Floyd County school bus was dispatched and picked up the rest of the students.