Correction: The article incorrectly stated the bus driver was cited, when it was the pickup truck driver who received citations.
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) – The Elizabeth City Police Department is investigating a crash involving a school bus Monday afternoon.
According to police, officers responded in reference to a vehicle crash around 2:56 p.m. on US-17 South and Forest Park Roads.
When officers arrived on the scene, they found Elizabeth City- Posquotank Public School bus #204 involved in a crash with a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck.
Police say both the driver and the passenger in the pickup truck were transported to Sentara Albemarle Medical Center for treatment.
The driver of the pickup truck, Melody Nixon, received citations for entering an intersection while a traffic signal was emitting a steady red circular light for traffic in defendant’s direction of travel, and failure to reduce speed as necessary to avoid colliding with a vehicle.
A spokesperson from ECPPS says the bus was transporting students at the time of the crash and that some students were evaluated and observed by medical professionals.
10 On Your Side is working to learn how many students were on the bus and the extent of their injuries.
Check WAVY.com for the latest updates.