3 children, 3 adults hospitalized after school bus overturns on I-55

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on May 24, 2013 at 9:07 AM

Updated Sunday, Nov 24 at 7:33 PM

(KMOV.com) -- Emergency crews responded to an overturned school bus Friday morning. The accident happened just before 8:45 p.m. on southbound Interstate 55 near 7th Street. 

Traffic was backed up for miles as crews worked to clear the scene. 

St. Louis Public Schools officials report the bus was rear-ended and flipped over as a result. Three children were taken to Cardinal Glennon with cuts and bruises.

All three students attend different schools in the St. Louis Public School District.

The bus driver and a bus aid along with the driver of the car were also transported. 

According to police, all injuries are non life-threatening.

News 4 is on the scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available. 

 

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