Thankfully, no serious injuries were reported but one passenger was taken to hospital “as a precautionary measure”, a Translink spokesperson said.
The collision, between the school bus and a van, took place at around 8am this morning on the Ballyhanedin Road between the villages of Claudy and Feeny in County Londonderry.
The bus was carrying children to Cumber Claudy Primary School and St Colmcille’s Primary School.
The road was closed after the collision but was re-opened at around 11.30am. A PSNI spokesperson said: “A number of minor injuries have been reported.”
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A spokesperson for Translink said: “An Ulsterbus school service was involved in a road traffic collision with another vehicle at around 0800 this morning, September 5th on Ballynahaven Road between Feeney and Claudy. There were 24 passengers on board the service travelling to Cumber Claudy Primary School and St Colmcille’s Primary School.
“Emergency services attended the scene, and one passenger was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure. A relief bus transported the other passengers onwards.
“An investigation into the circumstances of the collision will be carried out by Translink and the PSNI.”