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Bus passengers not hurt in Thursday crash near Vernon

By Contributor
January 17th, 2014

Police said 19 were taken to hospital after a school bus skidded on some ice and rolled onto its side in Vernon.

The students have since been released.

Vernon RCMP say the crash happened just before 8:30 a.m. Thursday as the bus was driving along Rimer Road near Swan Lake outside of Vernon.

The driver lost control in icy conditions and the bus slipped off the road, turning on its side in the ditch.

No other vehicles were involved.           

Police say all the students on board were taken to hospital as a precaution, including three who were complaining of feeling sore following the crash.

No serious injuries were reported.   

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