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Calhoun County Bus Crash Suspected DUI

A yellow school bus driving away from a school.Cecelia Mason/West Virginia Public Broadcasting

This is a developing story and may be updated.

The driver of a Calhoun County School bus is being investigated for driving under the influence (DUI).

In a press release, West Virginia State Police said they responded to the scene of an overturned school bus on WV Route 16 in Calhoun County Monday evening. The activity bus was transporting 19 students, and multiple students were transported to area hospitals for treatment of injuries.

The bus driver was arrested at the scene for DUI, and later charged with three counts of DUI causing bodily injury and three counts of child neglect resulting in serious injury in Calhoun County Magistrate Court. The bus driver is being held at Central Regional Jail, and state police report additional charges are forthcoming.