Three Juveniles Struck by Vehicle in Crosswalk
By Public Information Officer Amanda Vicinanzo
November 1, 2019

Stafford VA. Three juveniles were struck by a vehicle this morning while walking to their bus stop. The incident is under investigation by the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office.

On November 1, 2019, at approximately 7:38 a.m., deputies responded to reports of a pedestrian struck in the area of Highpointe Boulevard and Pinnacle Drive. Upon arrival, deputies learned three juveniles—an 11-year-old male and two 13-year-old males—were struck by a vehicle while walking in a crosswalk to their bus stop. The juveniles were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver was identified as Jose Minas, 37, of Stafford. He has been charged with reckless driving, obscured windshield, defective equipment, and failure to yield to pedestrians.

Deputies will be conducting extra checks at school bus stops in the area during school hours. We are asking anyone who sees a motorist operating unsafely around a school bus or school bus stop to contact the Sheriff’s Office at (540) 658-4400.