Several Hurt In Kansas School Bus Crash

By: AP (Posted by Josh Mabry)
By: AP (Posted by Josh Mabry)

BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. (WIBW) - Several children are injured after their school bus crashed in northeast Kansas, but officials say no one was critically hurt.

The bus overturned Wednesday afternoon in Bonner Springs while carrying students from Pembroke Hill School, a private school in nearby Kansas City, Mo.

School spokeswoman Beth Bryant says eight sixth-grade girls were hurt but that no one suffered life-threatening injuries.

Bryant says the bus was carrying 30 sixth-grade girls to a campout when it crashed along a ramp connecting Kansas 7 and Kansas 32. She says the other 22 girls were being taken to a local high school to be picked up by their parents.

Television images showed the bus on its side, with paramedics placing children on stretchers.

Bonner Springs is about 18 miles west of Kansas City, Mo.

Previously posted

(AP)-- Multiple injuries are reported after a school bus overturned in northeast Kansas.

The accident occurred early Wednesday afternoon in Bonner Springs. A spokeswoman for Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., said the hospital was preparing to receive at least eight children.

TV images showed the bus on its side, with paramedics placing children on stretchers. Other children were walking around.

It was not immediately known which school district was served by the bus, or where it was heading. The accident happened along a ramp connecting Kansas 7 and Kansas 32.

Bonner Springs is in Wyandotte County, Kan., about 18 miles west of Kansas City, Mo.

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