Students injured in Blue Summit school bus crash - KCTV5 News

Students injured in Blue Summit school bus crash

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A school bus crashed into a power pole with about 24 students from the Independence school district on board.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office received a call about 9:35 a.m. Thursday regarding a school bus crash in the area of 20th Street and Ashland Road in unincorporated Jackson County.

Two children said they were hurt and were taken to an area hospital to be checked out.

"We take the security of our students very seriously, and we are going to be looking into this and doing an investigation in any way we can and make sure it doesn't happen again," said Nancy Lewis, Independence School District spokeswoman.

The bus was the only vehicle involved.

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