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WELDON SPRING, MO (KTVI) - A school bus has collided with a SUV at Highway 94 and Wolfrum in St. Charles County. Thirteen students were taken to three area hospitals with minor injuries.    The bus was travelling from Independence elementary.

The driver of the SUV was injured. The vehicle is suffering from serious damage from the crash.  There also appears to be damage to the front of the school bus.

There is a major traffic backup in the area.  Eastbound lanes of Highway 94 are closed.  They should be shut down for several hours so investigators can investigate the crash. Police say they will be doing an inspection of the school bus after the scene is clear.

The Independence elementary school nurse and principal was on the scene with first responders.

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