No student injuries in bus crash

In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, photo, Western Dubuque Community School District buses move along a road in Dubuque County, Iowa. (Jessica Reilly/Telegraph Herald via AP)

ELKHART — No injuries were reported following a school bus accident in Concord Community School district Wednesday morning.

The incident occurred about 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of Prairie Street and Hively Avenue. Concord Community Schools Police Department officers, joined by emergency personnel, responded to the scene.

According to officers, the bus was eastbound on Hively turning right onto Prairie. The second vehicle was also eastbound on Hively, turning right onto Prairie Avenue, and slid into the passenger side of the bus.

The bus was transporting 47 West Side Elementary School students and one Concord Intermediate School student.

Students were evaluated at the scene by emergency personnel and found to be uninjured. Parents of the students were notified. There was minor damage to the bus.

The bus driver was not injured but the driver of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital.

Students were transported by another bus and driver to their schools, following state and district protocols for bus-related incidents, police said.

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