Gloucester County School Bus Crash Sends Students To Hospital

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Accident scene in National Park, N.J. (credit: Samantha Marshall)

Accident scene in National Park, N.J. (credit: Samantha Marshall)

By Tim Jimenez and Natasha Brown

NATIONAL PARK, N.J. (CBS) – Five people, including three elementary school students, suffered minor injuries in an accident involving a school bus and an SUV in Gloucester County, New Jersey.

Police say it happened around 4 p.m. at Grove and Hessian Avenues in National Park, New Jersey. Authorities say the SUV ran a red light and crashed into a school bus carrying students from Green-Fields Elementary in West Deptford.

Complaints of pain sent three students to Underwood Memorial Hospital but according to police they were not seriously hurt.

And as a precaution, Six other students were also checked out at the hospital.

The bus driver and a passenger in the SUV were also treated for minor injuries.

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