Several taken to hospital after school bus crash in O’Fallon, Mo

O’FALLON, Mo. –  A school bus ran off the road into a ditch in O’Fallon, Missouri Wednesday morning.  The bus was carrying around 30 students.  Six people were injured in the accident.

The bus crashed onto its side just after 7am on Hickory Hill Drive near Genteman Road.  According to police, two students and the driver were taken to a nearby hospital.   The extent of their injuries are not known at this time. Three other students were evaluated and released on the scene.

Students on the bus reportedly attend North Middle School in the Fort Zumwalt School District. This is the first day of school for these students.