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3 students, 2 drivers hurt in crash involving East Valley school bus

Aug 19, 2022, 10:16 AM

(Facebook File Photo/Chandler Unified School District)...

(Facebook File Photo/Chandler Unified School District)

(Facebook File Photo/Chandler Unified School District)

PHOENIX – Several students were among those injured in a crash involving a school bus in the East Valley on Friday morning, authorities said.

The collision between a Chandler Unified School District bus and a passenger van occurred on Higley Road in south Gilbert, the Gilbert Police Department said on social media just after 9 a.m.

The bus was carrying 59 students. The bus driver and three students were being evaluated for minor injuries, police said, and the van driver was transported for treatment of unspecified injuries.

Higley Road was closed in both directions between Chandler Heights and Riggs roads while the incident was under investigation. Police said the roadway was reopened a little after 10 a.m.

No other details were made available.

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3 students, 2 drivers hurt in crash involving East Valley school bus