SAUGET, Ill. (KMOV.com) – Metro-East emergency officials transported five people, including two special needs students and the driver, to the hospital after their school bus ran off the road Thursday afternoon.
The other two victims transported to the hospital were adult bus monitors in the Cahokia School District. The condition of the five are unknown, but are said to be non-life threatening.
Investigators said the accident occurred when the bus was traveling on Sauget Business Boulevard, went off the road, and lost its front axle. Cahokia Superintendent Art Ryan said he was heading to the scene.
Stay tuned to News 4 and KMOV.com as crews head to the scene to gather more information on this developing story.