- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 15, 2018

O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) - Five middle school students and a school bus driver are injured after the bus slid off a road in the suburban St. Louis town of O’Fallon, struck a tree and ended up in a ditch.

St. Charles County police say the accident happened around 7 a.m. Wednesday. The bus was carrying about 30 students to Fort Zumwalt North Middle School when it slid on rain-slickened blacktop. No other vehicles were involved.

The driver and two students were taken to a hospital with what police described as non-life-threatening injuries. Three other students were treated at the scene.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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