Several students sent to hospital after dump truck rear-ends Charles Co. school bus

More than a dozen young students were sent to the hospital with minor injuries Friday morning after a crash involving a Cahrles County, Maryland, school bus and a dump truck. (Courtesy Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS)
Several elementary school students were sent to the hospital Friday morning after a dump truck rear-ended a school bus in Charles County, Maryland. Most of the injuries appear to be minor, authorities said. (Courtesy Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS) (Courtesy Charles County Voluntee)
More than a dozen young students were sent to the hospital with minor injuries Friday morning after a crash involving a Cahrles County, Maryland, school bus and a dump truck. (Courtesy Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS)
Several elementary school students were sent to the hospital Friday morning after a dump truck rear-ended a school bus in Charles County, Maryland. Most of the injuries appear to be minor, authorities said. (Courtesy Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS) (Courtesy Charles County Voluntee)
More than a dozen young students were sent to the hospital with minor injuries Friday morning after a crash involving a Cahrles County, Maryland, school bus and a dump truck. (Courtesy Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS)
Several elementary school students were sent to the hospital Friday morning after a dump truck rear-ended a school bus in Charles County, Maryland. Most of the injuries appear to be minor, authorities said. (Courtesy Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS) (Courtesy Charles County Voluntee)
More than a dozen young students were sent to the hospital, three with minor injuries, Friday morning after a crash involving a Charles County, Maryland, school bus and a dump truck. (Courtesy Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS)
Several elementary school students were sent to the hospital Friday morning after a dump truck rear-ended a school bus in Charles County, Maryland. Most of the injuries appear to be minor, authorities said. (Courtesy Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS) (Courtesy Charles County Voluntee)
The crash happened around 9:15 a.m. Friday at Mattawoman Beantown Road near Poplar Hill Road in Bryantown, authorities said. (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
The crash happened around 9:15 a.m. Friday at Mattawoman Beantown Road near Poplar Hill Road in Bryantown, authorities said. (WTOP/Darci Marchese) (WTOP/Darci Marchese)
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More than a dozen young students were sent to the hospital with minor injuries Friday morning after a crash involving a Cahrles County, Maryland, school bus and a dump truck. (Courtesy Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS)
More than a dozen young students were sent to the hospital with minor injuries Friday morning after a crash involving a Cahrles County, Maryland, school bus and a dump truck. (Courtesy Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS)
More than a dozen young students were sent to the hospital with minor injuries Friday morning after a crash involving a Cahrles County, Maryland, school bus and a dump truck. (Courtesy Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS)
More than a dozen young students were sent to the hospital, three with minor injuries, Friday morning after a crash involving a Charles County, Maryland, school bus and a dump truck. (Courtesy Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS)
The crash happened around 9:15 a.m. Friday at Mattawoman Beantown Road near Poplar Hill Road in Bryantown, authorities said. (WTOP/Darci Marchese)

WASHINGTON — Several elementary school students were sent to the hospital after a dump truck rear-ended a school bus in Charles County, Maryland, Friday morning, authorities said.

The injuries appeared to be minor, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office tweeted.

The crash happened around 9:15 a.m. at Mattawoman Beantown Road near Poplar Hill Road in Bryantown, authorities said.

The students attend JP Ryon Elementary in Waldorf.

Police are investigating what led to the crash.

Below is a map of where the crash happened.

WTOP’s Jack Moore contributed to this report.


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