Continuing Updates: Emergency Crews Respond to School Bus Accident in Wadsworth, Ill.; Injuries Unknown
Emergency rescue crews are currently responding to a school bus accident that took place Friday morning in Wadsworth, Ill. along Route 173 as the bus was on its way to Newport Elementary School. The school is part of the Durham school district.
The bus overturned, and police say two other vehicles were involved in the accident. Some children were taken off the bus on stretchers, but the extent of any injuries is unknown.
Stay tuned for more updates on this developing story.
UPDATE, 10:45a ET: One fatality has been reported, according to Lake County Sheriff's Department. A press conference has been scheduled for 11:00a ET.
UPDATE, 10:10a ET: Officials say 25 students were on board the bus that crashed just north of Chicago this morning. New video shows children being taken from the scene on stretchers.