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Stanley school bus crash: Thirty taken to hospital

Twenty-eight children were taken to hospital, one with severe injuries, after two school buses crashed head-on in County Durham.

Police said about 50 children and two bus drivers were involved in the crash in Stanley at the junction of Shield Row Lane and the A693 at about 08:22 BST.

A 54-year-old driver and a 12-year-old boy were seriously hurt and 28 casualties suffered minor injuries.

The pupils, aged 11-18, were from St Bede's Catholic School, Lanchester, and Tanfield School.

  • 03 Jun 2014
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