Raw: At least 9 students hospitalized after school bus wreck in St. Clair County

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on November 2, 2012 at 3:59 PM

Updated Friday, Nov 2 at 4:04 PM

MARISSA, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- Several elementary and high school students were transported to the hospital after an accident involving a school bus in St. Clair County on Friday.

Officials said 23 students were onboard the school bus when it was rear-ended by a pick-up truck near the intersection of Main and 7th Street in downtown Marissa, Illinois around 3:15 p.m.

A witness told News 4 there were no serious injuries, but nine students were taken to Sparta Community Hospital as a precaution. Most of them appeared to suffer bumps and bruises, according to officials.

Additional information was not immediately available.

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