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Truck collides with school bus in Bertrand

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BERTRAND, MO (KFVS) -

According to Missouri Highway Patrol Corporal Clark Parrott, a truck rear ended a school bus around 7 a.m. in Bertrand, Missouri on Wednesday morning.

Seven children were taken to Missouri Delta Hospital in Sikeston by their parents with minor injuries.

The driver of the truck was extracted and airlifted to a Cape Girardeau hospital.

Parrott says the bus was stopped when it was rear-ended by the truck.

The truck's driver told police she was blinded by the sun before hitting the bus.

Highway 62 was closed for a short time but has since reopened.

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