Five students injured in school bus accident

Posted at 11:25 AM, Mar 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-03 11:25:26-05

The Niagara County Sheriff's Office says five students were injured in a school bus accident Friday morning.

Investigators say a pickup truck collided with the bus just after 8:00 a.m. near Griswold Street and Rochester Road in the Town of Royalton.

The Driver of the pickup was taken to Eastern Niagara Hospital-Lockport for non-life threatening injuries. Five students were also injured. Deputies say they are all expected to be okay.

The driver of the bus and the remaining 14 students were not hurt.

The School bus had students from the Barker School District onboard and were en route to Royalton-Hartland High School.

No charges have been filed.