25 students, 2 bus drivers injured in school bus crash

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INDIANAPOLIS — Twenty-five students and two bus drivers from Indiana were taken to hospitals Friday morning following a school bus crash.

It happened around 8:30 a.m. on an overpass in Indianapolis.

The buses were on their way to Lawrence North High School when one rear-ended the other.

A total of 30 high school students were on the two buses.

At least five students and the two bus drivers are at Community Hospital North. None were seriously hurt.

Six students, ranging in age from 14 to 17, were taken to Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Several students are at Eskenazi hospital and the rest were checked out by medical personnel on the scene and then loaded onto another school bus.

Nearly a half-dozen ambulances and fire trucks responded to crash site. Indianapolis EMS says it sent seven vehicles to the scene to assist. Parents also were showing up to check on their children.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Source:  WRTV