Update at 12:25 p.m. on 10/19 — The victim, 89-year-old Louise Gabel of Falls Church, died last night. Police are still investigating the incident. So far, no charges have been filed against the bus driver.
An elderly woman is in critical condition after being struck by an Arlington County school bus.
It happened at 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Carlin Springs Road and 8th Road South. Police say the woman was crossing the intersection when she was struck. She’s currently in critical condition at a local hospital.
Twelve children were on board the bus at the time of the accident, police said. They were not injured.
“The accident is still under investigation, and more details will be released when available,” police said in a statement. The school system is planning to release a
statement letter to parents regarding the accident later today, according to Arlington Public Schools spokesperson Frank Bellavia.
The bus has been impounded by police pending the investigation.
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