GLENCOE, Minnesota (WCCO) – Five students were injured when a school bus was hit by a dump truck Tuesday morning near Glencoe.
Glencoe School District officials said 16 students were on the bus and five of them were taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries. The truck driver and the bus driver – a 71-year-old man from Cushing and a 63-year-old woman from Glencoe – were not injured, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
“Today, like every day, I am grateful to our bus drivers and the enormous responsibility they have every day,” said Sonju. “It’s a sobering reminder of the importance of safe driving.”
The accident happened on Highway 22, just west of Glencoe.