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UPDATE: Driver charged in Greenbrier school bus collision

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LEWISBRUG (WVVA) - The driver of a car that struck a school bus carrying more than 40 children in Greenbrier County Tuesday has been formally charged, police say.

Kimberly Reyes, of Rainelle, has been charged with DUI and failure to yield the right of way.

According to police, after the accident she failed four sobriety tests. The criminal complaint also states that an hour and a half after the crash, she blew a .062 blood alcohol level.

Police say she told them she did not see the bus, but admitted she had been drinking the night before.

Reyes was charged and released on bond Thursday.

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LEWISBURG, W. Va (WVVA)-- A school bus full of children was involved in a collision in Lewisburg Tuesday morning, according to police.

Police say a car struck the bus on its driver side as it was turning right from Route 219 onto Route 60 and heading toward the Lewisburg Elementary School. The bus had the right of way, the car did not.

It was driven by Kimberly Reyes of Rainelle. Officers say they suspect she had been drinking.

Police told WVVA all parties, including the 43 children on board the bus, were "ok" and no one was taken to the hospital from the scene.  

Charges against Reyes are pending. 

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