MINNEAPOLIS (TBEN / TBEN) – At least four children were taken to hospital following a school bus crash involving a pickup truck on Thursday morning.
Sheriff Mark Empting said the crash happened around 7:30 a.m. in rural Clay County. Empting said the preliminary investigation shows the driver of the van may not have caved in, but the investigation is ongoing. The school bus was equipped with a camera, which will be used in the investigation.
According to Valley News Live, the bus is said to be with the Ada-Borup public school district. Empting said the students were of “all ages” and did not have the exact number of students on board, but estimated there were possibly 10.
Empting said MPs had arrived to find the school bus driver assisting injured students. Four were taken to Fargo Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the van was also taken to a hospital in Fargo; the bus driver does not appear to be injured, Empting said.
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