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School bus, pickup collide in Durham; 3 students suffer minor injuries

Posted September 12, 2014 9:19 a.m. EDT
Updated September 12, 2014 9:44 a.m. EDT

A school bus was involved in a wreck Friday morning in Durham, officials said. (Photo by Gene Raffel)

— Three elementary school students were taken to Duke University Medical Center with minor injuries early Friday after a Durham school bus was hit by a pickup truck.

The wreck happened at about 8 a.m. near the intersection of East Lavender Avenue and Roxboro Street. The driver of the pickup truck was also taken to the hospital.

Five students were on board the bus at the time of the wreck, and they were being taken to Merrick-Moore Elementary and Glen Elementary, Durham Public Schools officials said.

The two students who weren't injured were taken to school.