- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 12, 2019

RISING CITY, Neb. (AP) - An eastern Nebraska school superintendent says five of his students were checked at hospitals after a crash involving their bus.

Butler County Sheriff Tom Dion says the accident occurred just west of Rising City around 3:30 p.m. Monday. He says a westbound pickup truck was trying to turn when the bus struck it from behind. Dion says the pickup’s brake and turn lights were covered with mud.

St. Paul Public Schools Superintendent John Poppert said Tuesday that the five students were checked for bumps and bruises at hospitals in Columbus, David City and Osceola, and all were released by 6 p.m.

Poppert says the bus driver and a teacher on board were not injured. He says the 10 high school students and the sponsoring teacher were headed back from Omaha, where they’d attended an art awards event.

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