Six Injured in I-55 School Bus Accident

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — The southbound lanes of I-55 were closed at 7th Street Friday morning following an accident involving a school bus.

The accident which overturned both a First Student school bus and a car happened just before 9 a.m.

St. Louis Fire Captain Dan Sutter told KMOX that six people were involved in the accident: 3 children and 2 adults were aboard the school bus, and 1 adult was in the other vehicle.

Sutter says all their injures appear to be non-life threatening. Sutter says the children were in good spirits and transported to a local hospital for wellness checks.

Police shutdown southbound I-55 causing backups on several local interstates. KMOX Traffic Map

No word on how the accident happened.

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