No students hurt in Roanoke school bus crash, driver of SUV charged

A Roanoke County school bus was involved in a crash with another vehicle at 5th and Shenandoah...
A Roanoke County school bus was involved in a crash with another vehicle at 5th and Shenandoah in Roanoke... 10.24.22(WDBJ)
Published: Oct. 24, 2022 at 11:06 AM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Roanoke City Police are investigating a crash between a Roanoke County school bus and a Toyota Monday.

There were seven people on the bus, four children and three adults, including the driver, according to a spokesman with Roanoke County Public Schools. One person from the bus was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Toyota, Quentin A. Rickman, 39 of Roanoke, was also hospitalized and charged with disregarding a red light and not having insurance, according to Roanoke City Police. Seven dogs were also pulled from the Toyota and taken to a veterinarian for care.

Police were called about 10:30 a.m. Monday to the crash at 5th Street and Shenandoah Avenue.