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UPDATE: Children treated by paramedics as school bus overturns in Oundle - three air ambulances in attendance




The crash scene.
The crash scene.

A number of children have been treated by paramedics after a school bus overturned following a collision with a car.

Northamptonshire police said the crash involved a bus carrying a number of Prince William School pupils just before 4pm today (Thursday.)

Eye witness reports said some children were covered in blood and crying on the road side.

Three air ambulances attended the scene of the crash and police said a Community Bronze Commander will be reassuring and visiting the drivers,s chool, parents and children involved.

The spokesman said: “The crash happened in Cotterstock Road, Oundle, just before 4pm.

“The bus had a number of children on board. Some have been treated by paramedics, but no children are believed to have suffered life threatening injuries.

The scene of the bus crash in Oundle
The scene of the bus crash in Oundle

“The car driver also suffered injuries, and has been taken to hospital.

“The road has been closed.”

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue said they were assisting police and ambulance crews on scene, and confirmed there were no serious injuries in the collision, and the road would be closed for the foreseeable future.

This newspaper has approached Prince William School for a comment.

One of three air ambulances leaving the scene of the crash in Oundle this evening
One of three air ambulances leaving the scene of the crash in Oundle this evening
The large multi-agnecy emergency response to the bus crash in Oundle this evening
The large multi-agnecy emergency response to the bus crash in Oundle this evening


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