4 injured in school bus, truck collision

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DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Four people were injured in a crash involving an Argenta-Oreana school bus on Decatur's northeast side Tuesday afternoon.

The crash happened at 12:11 p.m. at the intersection of Brush College Road and Mound Road, and involved a box truck and Argenta-Oreana school bus carrying high school students.  Argenta-Oreana Principal Sean German says he, along with the district's superintendent and transportation director, arrived at the scene shortly after the crash happened.

German tells WAND News that the bus was traveling from Argenta-Oreana High School to Richland Community College, and that three students and a student teacher aide were on board.  German also says the bus driver, the aide, and one student were taken to the hospital for evaluation, while the other two were released into the custody of their guardians.  Officials say the driver of the truck was also taken to the hospital.

The investigation into this crash is ongoing.  More details to come...

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