- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 19, 2017

CONNERSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Authorities in the eastern Indiana community of Connersville say no serious injuries resulted from the overturning of a bus carrying high school students.

The bus carrying members of Connersville High School swim team on Tuesday overturned near the school.

Emergency personnel transported 16 students to Fayette Regional Hospital, where authorities say no one suffered life-threatening injuries.

Connersville Police Capt. Chris Scott says 36 people were on the bus when it crashed near an intersection southwest of the high school.

Authorities say the bus was traveling downhill when it ran a stop sign, slammed into a utility pole and tipped onto its side.

It wasn’t immediately known if the bus driver was ticketed for the mishap.

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