Police: Cell Phone a Factor in Danville School Bus Accident

Danville, VA - A Danville school bus gets hit from behind by a tractor trailer, and police say a cell phone is to blame.

In this case, police say the driver of the tractor trailer had his cell phone in his lap when it fell and he reached to get it. They say that's when he hit the back of the bus right around 3 p.m. Thursday on Highway 58.

No students were onboard, and no one was hurt. The driver of the truck has been charged with failure to maintain control.