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11 kids hurt when school bus crashes, overturns in Louisiana

Posted at 10:29 AM, Feb 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-13 10:29:35-05

GREENSBURG, La. (AP) — Officials in Louisiana say a school bus carrying about 40 children has overturned, and 11 children have been taken to hospitals.

Acadian Ambulance tells WAFB-TV that their injuries were minor to moderate.

The crash occurred shortly before 8 a.m. Monday on Louisiana Highway 43 in St. Helena Parish about 2 miles out of Greensburg.

Officials say about 40 children were on the bus.

Greensburg is about 45 miles northeast of Baton Rouge.