Charter Bus Carrying Elementary Students Crashes Into Metrobus in Northeast - NBC4 Washington

Charter Bus Carrying Elementary Students Crashes Into Metrobus in Northeast

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    Bus Carrying Students Collides With Metrobus in DC

    A bus carrying dozens of elementary school students has crashed into a Metrobus in northeast D.C. News4's Jackie Bensen reports medics are examining the students for injuries. (Published Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016)

    A charter bus carrying elementary school students collided with a Metrobus in northeast D.C., fire officials say.

    Fire and rescue workers are at the scene of the crash that happened near Eastern Avenue and Randolph Street NE about 4:30 p.m. The 4000 block of Eastern Ave. to Randolph St. is blocked both ways, according to police.

    Medics evaluated 42 students and one adult on the charter bus and some have been treated for minor injuries, according to a spokesperson for the fire department.

    One child who has a previous medical condition was taken to a hospital. Four adults refused treatment after they had been evaluated, fire officials said. No one was seriously injured.

    The fire department dispatched several units along with Prince George's County Fire and Rescue to assist. A hazmat crew was also called to the scene for a fuel spill.

    The Metrobus involved was traveling on the G-8 route from Farragut North and Avondale.

    On Saturday, police said the driver of the Metrobus has received a notice of infraction for failure to yield a right of way and failure to pay full time and attention.

    Stay with News4 and NBCWashington.com as we continue to get more information on this developing story.