Several taken to hospital following school bus crash in Wayne County, West Virginia

WAYNE COUNTY, WVa. (WSAZ/WYMT) – Update: Six students were injured and sent to the hospital Monday morning after a crash in Wayne County involving a school bus, according to Wayne County Schools Superintendent Todd Alexander.

Officials say approximately 40 students were onboard at the time of the accident along Mill Creek Road in Fort Gay.

Wayne County Schools Superintendent Todd Alexander says he learned of the accident Monday morning after a report that the elementary and another school was out of power.

Alexander says it was a mixture of Fort Gay Elementary students and Tolsia High School students onboard the bus at the time of the crash.

While Superintendent Alexander says he does not know how badly the students sent to the hospital were injured, he does not believe any injuries are life-threatening.

Original Story: Crews are working a crash involving a school bus in Wayne County, West Virginia.

911 dispatchers tell our sister station WSAZ that a bus driver lost control along Mill Creek Road and crashed into a utility pole Monday morning.

Students were onboard at the time of the accident.

Dispatchers say injuries have been reported.

Emergency crews are on scene.

We are working to learn more and will bring it to you once we get it.

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