Floyd County school bus wrecks in Blacksburg; several students sent to hospital

Their injuries do not appear to be life-threatening

POSTED: 02:52 PM EDT Jul 30, 2013    UPDATED: 07:16 PM EDT Jul 30, 2013 
BLACKSBURG, Va. -

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.