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Student taken to the hospital after crash involving Buffalo school bus

Posted at 7:04 PM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-14 23:20:06-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A student has been taken to the hospital after a crash involving a school bus in Buffalo, according to school officials.

The spokesperson for Buffalo Public Schools says the bus was T-boned near Northland Avenue and Grider Street around 5 pm. The bus was carrying 17 students from BPS #27.

Buffalo Police say the school bus was traveling eastbound on Northland Avenue when it was hit by another vehicle. The impact then caused the bus to hit a traffic signal pole.

According to police, six students and the bus driver sustained injuries, but were treated at the scene. One child was taken to Oishei Children's Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

The driver of the other vehicle also was treated at the scene.

The remaining students on the bus were picked up by a spare bus to be taken home.

No charges have been filed at this time.