NORTHAMPTON COUNTY - Two students and a bus driver were sent to the hospital Tuesday after their school bus rear-ended a tractor trailer on the Eastern Shore, officials said.

According to Leonard Sturgis with the Virginia State Police, the bus crashed on Route 13, in the town of Nassawadox, in Northampton County around 12:15 p.m.

Officials say the bus transports high school students to and from Eastern Shore Community College.

The students suffered minor cuts and bruises.

The bus driver has been cited for following too closely.

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