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Fredericksburg school bus crash leaves one injured

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A school bus leaving Walker-Grant Middle School in Fredericksburg was involved in an accident this afternoon, police said.

The bus was just coming off the ramp from U.S. 1 north to get on Route 3 west, when police say a car ran into the back of it, Fredericksburg Police spokeswoman Natatia Bledsoe said.

She said there were children on the bus at the time of the crash, but none was injured. The bus driver had minor injuries and was transported to Mary Washington Hospital.

Police, school officials, and school transportation officials are still on the scene.

The bus is able to be driven and a replacement driver will continue on with the route, according to Deputy Fire Chief Mike Jones, with the Fredericksburg Fire Department.