Eight HRT passengers injured after accident in Norfolk


NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Eight passengers on a Hampton Roads Transit bus bus suffered minor injuries after an accident Saturday morning. 

According to a Hampton Roads Transit spokesperson, at 7:43 a.m., a vehicle was driving in front of an HRT bus on I-264 near exit 13B when the vehicle spun out of control. The bus operator tried to swerve out of the way, but it struck the vehicle. 

One passenger fell on the floor during the accident, and the other seven passengers said they had minor injuries. They were all transported to a local hospital for treatment with minor injuries. 

The HRT bus had a crack in the windshield and able to resume it’s regular route after the accident cleared.

No word on if any charges will be filed. Stay tuned to WAVY.com for updates. 

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