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Bus Accident on 1st Day of School, 3 Taken to Hospital

A school bus accident this morning involving about 30 students on route to Fort Zumwalt North Middle School in O'Fallon Missouri.

August 15, 2018 - 8:01 am
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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) updated at 10:15 a.m. -A school bus with about 30 students on board slid off a wet road Wednesday morning, which was on route to Fort Zumwalt North Middle School in O'Fallon, Missouri. 

School district officials tell KMOX two students and the driver of the bus were transported to the hospital, as a total of six individuals were injured in the accident. Three students were evaluated at the scene and seven others took an alternate bus to North Middle School, the rest were released to their parents at the scene.

The conditions of the individuals taken to the hospital are unknown. 

Wednesday was Fort Zumwalt North's first day of school. 

Three other students were evaluated at the scene. All the parents have been notified.

The bus ran off of Hickory Hill Road near Genteman Road, around 7 a.m., Wednesday.

KMOX will update this story as more information becomes available.