FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Six children are being treated for injuries after their school bus collided with another vehicle on a busy North Texas highway.
Fort Worth Independent School District spokesman Clint Bond says the accident occurred about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday as students from Elliott Elementary School headed out on a field trip. He says there were 35 children and three adults, including the drive, aboard the bus.READ MORE: Wanda 'Fernie' Winter, Credited With Bringing Funnel Cakes To State Fair Of Texas, Dies
He says the injuries were minor and that five children were taken by ambulance to a hospital. A sixth student was taken by a parent for medical treatment. A parent serving as a chaperone also was transported.
Those who were not hurt were transferred to another bus to continue the field trip.READ MORE: Dallas Carter Alum Sha'Carri Richardson Notches Win At Olympic Trials
The accident happened on Interstate-30 at the Highway 287 interchange, near downtown Fort Worth, and snarled traffic through the area for hours.
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