At Least 10 Hurt in School Bus-Van Crash

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama state troopers say at least ten people were injured when a van crashed into the rear of a Tuscaloosa County school bus. Troopers said NO one was seriously injured in the accident.

The crash happened at about 7:15 a.m., approximately 4 miles east of Tuscaloosa on Highway 216 in the Peterson community. All the injured are from Cottondale and were treated at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. Troopers said the oldest individual hurt is 75 while the youngest is 7.

A Tuscaloosa County school spokesman said the bus was carrying 42 students to schools in Brookwood when the accident occurred at a bus stop.

The accident remains under investigation.

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