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Children Suffer Minor Injuries After Newark Charter School Bus Crashes Into Parked Cars, Pole: Police

NEWARK, Del. (CBS/AP) - A school bus with students on board crashed into parked cars, then went off the road and struck a pole Tuesday morning as it pulled into the campus of a Newark school, but there were only minor injuries, police said.

The crash happened just before 9 a.m. at the Newark Charter School campus on Patriot Way, Newark police said in a news release. Elementary and middle school students were on the bus at the time of the crash.

When police officers arrived, a school nurse was treating some students who received minor injuries, but no students needed to be taken to a medical facility, police said.

The driver was not injured, police said.

No student required transportation to a medical facility and the school has notified parents of the incident.

(© Copyright 2021 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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