2 seriously injured in Massachusetts school bus crash

December 2, 2018

Emergency medical crew respond to a school bus that crashed into the woods off Route 24 south in Berkley, Mass., on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. The group was returning back to Tiverton, R.I. from LaSalette Shrine in North Attleboro, Mass. (Marc Vasconcellos/The Enterprise via AP)

BERKLEY, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a school bus carrying adults and children went off the road and crashed into the woods in Massachusetts, sending several people to the hospital with injuries.

Massachusetts State Police say two adults suffered serious injuries in Saturday night’s crash in Berkley. Police say the 23 other passengers were taken to the hospital for minor injuries or for precautionary reasons.

Police say the driver of another car involved in the crash was arrested for drunken driving. Police identified her as 27-year-old Christy Gilpatrick of Warren, Rhode Island. It wasn’t immediately clear whether she has an attorney.

Police say it’s not yet clear whether the driver’s impairment caused the crash.

Police say the children and their parents were returning to Tiverton, Rhode Island after visiting La Salette Shrine in Attleboro.

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