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Two taken to hospital following crash with school bus in Madison County

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Illinois State Police were on the scene Wednesday afternoon of a car-school bus crash in Madison County.

The accident happened in the area of Illinois 4 and Interstate 70, a news release from ISP stated. No children were injured in the crash, and they were transferred to another bus, which left the scene.

Two people from the other vehicle involved were taken by ambulance to an area hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening, the release stated.

No other information was available Wednesday evening, ISP Trooper Josh Korando stated.

This is a developing story. Return to bnd.com for more updates as they are made available.

Hana Muslic has been a public safety reporter for the Belleville News-Democrat since August 2018, covering everything from crime and courts to accidents, fires and natural disasters. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and her previous work can be found in The Lincoln Journal-Star and The Kansas City Star.
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