AVONDALE, Ariz. (KSAZ) - Authorities say six children were on a school bus when it was hit by a pickup truck that drove through a stop sign on Tuesday morning.
According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, six children on the school bus were not injured when it was hit by a pickup truck near Southern and El Mirage.
Correction: 6 children were on the bus. There were 8 people total involved in the crash.— Danielle Miller FOX10 (@Fox10Danielle) November 14, 2018
MVA involving school bus from Littleton District. Blessed that only minor injuries incurred. W/b Southern ave closed at El Mirage Rd. pic.twitter.com/r9QF9c2LE7— Rural Metro Fire (@RuralMetroCAZ) November 14, 2018
The children have been released to their parents.
The driver of the school bus was taken to a hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the pickup truck was not hurt.
At this time, impairment and speed are not factors in the crash.