LUMBERTON, N.J. (CBS) — Police are investigating a crash that caused a school bus to overturn on its side in South Jersey Monday afternoon.
The crash happened at about 2:30 p.m. in the 300 block of Main Street in Lumberton, Burlington County.READ MORE: 4 People Killed, 2 Possibly Unaccounted For In Pottstown House Explosion, Officials Say
Police say a car collided with the bus.
“The school bus was making a left turn onto Daffodil when it was struck in the rear by a vehicle which was traveling north on Route 541,” said Lumberton Police Chief Tony DiLoreto.
CBS 3 Eyewitness News is told the bus driver was taking three students home from the Burlington County Special Services School in Westampton.
Officials say one student went to the hospital as a precaution.READ MORE: CBS3 Mysteries: Suspect Behind Bars In Connection To 2021 Camden Murder Of Darnell Farrish
Eyewitness News is told the students are all between the ages of 10 and 15-years-old and their parents were notified.
Chopper 3 HD was over the scene where it showed the school bus on its side.
Police say the bus appeared to tip because it was starting to turn.
“It was going to make a left turn onto Daffodil and its wheels were turned to make that left turn. When it struck in the rear, the force caused it to overturn,” said Chief DiLoreto.
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The crash remains under investigation.