Motorcyclist killed in crash with Arlington Co. school bus

A motorcyclist is dead after colliding with a school bus in Arlington County, Virginia, with over a dozen children on board Wednesday afternoon.

According to Arlington County police, the crash happened in the 3500 block of 23rd St. S just before 3 p.m.

Police said there were 14 students on board the bus at the time of the crash, but that there were no other injuries reported. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

An Arlington County Public Schools official told WTOP the bus was carrying students from Gunston Middle School.

Police limited access to the roads in the surrounding area as they conducted an investigation into the crash.

See a map of where the crash happened below:

This is a developing story. Stay with WTOP for latest. 

WTOP’s Dick Uliano contributed to this report. 

Zeke Hartner

Zeke Hartner is a digital writer/editor who has been with WTOP since 2017. He is a graduate of North Carolina State University’s Political Science program and an avid news junkie.

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