Driver hits school bus, removes damaged bumper from car before fleeing

By: Michael Campbell | Twitter: @itsthesoup
Posted: February 4, 2019 | 6:00 p.m.

PRINCE GEORGE – Prince George Police is asking for the public’s help in finding the driver of a car that struck a school bus Monday afternoon and fled the scene of the accident.

According to the department, just before 3:30 p.m. Monday, police were called to the intersection of Prince George Drive and South Crater Road for an accident involving a school bus and a car.

“Once on scene, officers received report that a black Acura Integra, with primer paint, had struck the front bumper of a Prince George County school bus,” police said in a statement Monday evening, noting the driver then pulled over to the side of the road and removed the damaged bumper from their car before fleeing the scene.

The driver of the Integra was described as a white female.

An image of the vehicle that fled the scene of Monday’s traffic accident involving a school bus. (Source: Prince George County Police)

As for the school bus, at the time, there were 25 students ranging from 6th grade to 12th grade on the bus but no injuries were reported at the scene.

Anyone with information related to the crash is requested to contact the Prince George County Police Department at (804) 733-2773 or Crime Solvers at (804) 733-2777; you can also send your tip using the P3tips app. 

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