Police: Bus Crashes North Of Boston, Driver Hurt

By: CBS/AP (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
By: CBS/AP (Posted by Melissa Brunner)

GEORGETOWN, Mass. (CBS/AP) Massachusetts state police say a bus carrying college students from Maine has crashed on a highway north of Boston.

Police says the bus driver has been seriously injured and is being taken by helicopter to a hospital. Injuries to other people are being evaluated.

Police say the bus was going southbound on Interstate 95 on Tuesday night when it crossed onto the northbound side and went into a wooded area near Georgetown, a town of about 8,000 residents.

According to CBS Station WBZ Boston, the bus that was involved in the incident was run by Cyr and Sons of Old Town, Maine.

A state police car that stopped at the scene has been struck by another car.

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