YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – One person is dead and another is injured after a minivan ran into the back of a school bus early Sunday morning.
The crash happened on I-64 near Barlow Road in York County around 1:48 a.m. on March 5.
VSP said the driver of a 2022 Chrysler Pacifica minivan was traveling eastbound on I-64 when it crashed into the rear of a school bus.
The driver of the minivan was Austin Dacoda Hermann, 26, and he died upon impact.
His 20-year-old passenger suffered injuries and was taken to the hospital.
The school bus was traveling with 20 students, two adults, a teacher and the driver of the bus. No students or adults on the bus were injured as a result of the crash.
According to Hampton City Schools, the bus was part of a tour carrying choir students from Kecoughtan High traveling from a show competition in Richmond.
VSP said all students were checked by EMTs for precautionary measures and parents were advised to have their children examined if they felt discomfort or pain after the incident.
VSP also said it is unknown at this time if alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash. Speed was not a contributing factor.
According to the VSP, this crash is still under investigation.
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