Students injured after school bus crash in Southampton County; driver charged

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CAPRON, Va. (WAVY) – A school bus carrying students from Capron Elementary School was involved in a crash on January 4, resulting in several injuries.

Dispatch received the call around 5:18 p.m. for the crash, which happened on Old Joyner Lane in the Capron area of Southampton County around 4:20 p.m.

The Southampton County Sheriff’s Office along with multiple EMS units were dispatched to the scene, and the school bus driver, identified as 58-year-old Trina Woolard of Courtland, Va., was charged with reckless driving; fail to maintain proper control.

Woolard was released on a summons to appear in Southampton General District Court on March 15. 

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