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Minor school bus accident in Dupo, Illinois

7:08 PM, Nov 16, 2012   |    comments
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Dupo, IL (KSDK) - Dupo, Illinois police say two school buses collided Friday afternoon.

Police say one bus rear-ended another bus as they were leaving Bluffview Elementary School around 2:35 p.m.

There were 45 children on each bus. One child from each bus was transported to an area hospital for head and neck injuries. Both children are not thought to be seriously injured.

Fifteen students with bumps and bruises refused treatment.

Authorities say the accident happened when one driver was distracted by a student trying to hand him something.

Both drivers were tested for drugs and alcohol by their employer and both came back clean.

KSDK

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