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28 people injured after school bus crashes in Honolulu

September 1, 2018

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say 28 people were injured after an elementary school bus apparently struck two other vehicles in Hawaii.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports the bus was carrying 59 passengers when it crashed at about 2:30 p.m. Friday in the Salt Lake neighborhood of Honolulu.

State Department of Education spokesman Derek Inoshita says the bus was from Pearl Harbor Elementary.

Emergency Medical Services say paramedics treated 28 patients, with 26 of them being transported to the hospital in stable condition. The injured children included two 9-year-old boys.

A 16-year-old boy and a 41-year-old man riding in separate vehicles were also hurt and taken to a hospital in serious condition.

Thirty-one people refused treatment.

The driver of the bus was not hurt.


Information from: Honolulu Star-Advertiser, http://www.staradvertiser.com

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