School bus involved in Mansfield crash


Police in Vernon said minor injuries were sustained in a crash involving a school bus and a pick-up truck on Wednesday afternoon.

Emergency crews in Vernon responded to the crash on Union Street, near West Street.

The crash was reported around 4 p.m., and police said the bus was full of elementary students coming from Skinner Road School.

Police called the crash minor, however a few children were evaluated at the scene after suffering minor injuries.

Two students were taken to Rockville General Hospital and one student to Connecticut Children's Medical Center for further evaluation.

The crash has since cleared and the bus returned to school so parents could pick up their children.

Police said the driver of the truck was cited by police.

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