Texas school bus overturns, several children sent to hospital


WAXAHACHIE, Texas – Emergency personnel have responded to a school bus rollover accident along a rural North Texas highway.

The Waxahachie Daily Light reports Tuesday morning's wreck involves a vehicle from the Waxahachie Independent School District.

The newspaper reports the school bus, which ended up on its side, carried nearly 20 children.

Several ambulances were dispatched to the scene near Farm-to-Market 879.

According to the Waxahachie Daily Light, seven children were transported to a hospital in Dallas and five others were transported to a hospital in Waxahachie.

None of the injuries are life threatening and the bus driver was not injured.

Details weren't immediately available what caused the accident.

The Ellis County Sheriff's Office and school district officials didn't immediately return messages Tuesday. Waxahachie is 25 miles south of Dallas.

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