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School Bus Overturns Sends Kids to Hospital

School Bus Overturns Sends Kids to Hospital
By: Heartland News

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. - Almost two dozen people are sent to the hospital after a school bus wreck in Jefferson County.

The school bus overturned after attempting to avoid another vehicle in northern Jefferson County.

This happened at Gravois Road and Carol Park Road around 7:00 a.m.

Twenty-one students and an adult aide from the Northwest Valley Middle School were on the bus.

Reportedly the bus driver attempted to avoid another vehicle and overturned on the side embankment.

Five students and the bus monitor were taken by ambulance to a local hospital.

The rest of the students were taken by another bus to the hospital as a precautionary measure, but their injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

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