School bus overturns in Franklin County Alabama

By The Associated Press

A school bus has overturned in Franklin County, injuring 15 people.

WAFF-TV reports that the school bus from Vina High School overturned after it was struck at a side-angle by a truck Thursday afternoon on Highway 73 at Overton Farm Road in Hodges.

A total of 14 children were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, WAFF-TV reports.

About 29 students were on the bus at the time, and the bus driver helped students escape through the roof. At least four persons were airlifted to hospitals.

Authorities were trying to reconstruct the wreck. The wreck is under investigation.

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