(WTKR) — Virginia Beach, Va. – A school bus driver was pulled over by Virginia Beach Police and charged with driving under the influence of drugs while driving on Shore Drive Monday afternoon, police tell NewsChannel 3.
It happened at 3:27 p.m. on Monday, June 22 on Shore Drive and Urchin Road. Citizens called police to report a possible intoxicated and reckless driver.
The vehicle in question was a privately owned school bus, not a Virginia Beach City school bus, NewsChannel 3 has learned. The bus was a Transquest bus transporting students from Norfolk Academy.
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At the time of the incident, police say the bus was loaded with children ranging from approximately ages 5 through age 12.