Nine children receive 'various injuries' in Saskatchewan school bus crash; RCMP

RCMP in southern Saskatchewan say nine children are being treated for "various injuries" after the school bus they were in collided with an SUV at a rural intersection and rolled into a ditch. The RCMP logo is seen on the shoulder of a superintendent on June 24, 2023 in St. John鈥檚, Nfld. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

ROCKGLEN, Sask. - RCMP in southern Saskatchewan say nine children are being treated for "various injuries" after the school bus they were in collided with an SUV at a rural intersection and rolled into a ditch.

Police say in a news release they don't have information on how many of the children required hospital treatment or any word on their conditions.

They say the adult driver of the school bus had minor injuries, while the two men who were in the SUV did not report any serious injuries to officers.

The children's families have been notified, police say.

The news release says the collision happened around 3:45 p.m. Monday at an intersection of two gravel roads approximately 6.5 kilometres south of Rockglen, Sask., and that the bus was transporting nine children from Rockglen School at the time.

Police say they don't have details on the cause of the crash but stress alcohol was not a factor.

This report by 番茄社区 was first published June 10, 2024.

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