YUBA COUNTY (CBS13) – A school bus with children inside has been involved in an accident in rural Yuba County, California Highway Patrol says.
The scene is near the intersection of Rices Texas Hill and Texas Hill roads, about 30 miles northeast of Yuba City.
CHP’s Marysville division says the bus may have been transporting children at the time of the accident, which happened just before 9:30 a.m. Apparently, the bus went down a hill too fast and the driver lost control.
The bus slide and eventually crashed into a tree.
A total of 13 kids were onboard the bus at the time, CHP says. All were wearing seatbelts.
Five of those children have been taken to the hospital to evaluated. Their injuries are said to be minor.