One person was killed when a school bus carrying elementary school students struck two vehicles today in Newport, Illinois.
The school bus was traveling westbound on IL-173 headed to Newport Elementary School, when it collided with the vehicles, according to WGN (http://bit.ly/ZcJ7y5). The fatality is said to be the driver of one of the vehicles.
Thirty seven other people were injured, with 23 hurt children being transported to a local medical center.
Read more and view a video at http://bit.ly/ZcJ7y5.
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