facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Boy killed in Australia school bus crash

Sept. 10, 2012 at 9:01 AM   |   Comments

SINGLETON, Australia, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- A school bus and tractor-trailer collided in Singleton, Australia, Monday, killing one boy and injuring 10 other children, officials said.

The 8-year-old boy, whose name was not reported, died at the scene about 3:50 p.m., local time, the Newcastle Herald reported.

Emergency crews transported six of the children and the drivers of the bus and truck to Singleton Base Hospital with minor cuts and back and neck pain, the Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported. Two children were flown to John Hunter Hospital for treatment, the Ambulance Service of New South Wales spokesman, John Wilson said.

Paramedics treated the mother of one of the students at the scene of the accident for shock and transported her to Singleton Base Hospital, the Herald reported.

Police were investigating the cause of the accident.

Topics: John Wilson
© 2012 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
U.S. Air Force orders more RQ-4 Global Hawks U.S. Air Force orders more RQ-4 Global Hawks
2
115,000 immigrants to lose health care coverage by end of September 115,000 immigrants to lose health care coverage by end of September
3
Kirsten Gillibrand: I don't know who called me 'porky' Kirsten Gillibrand: I don't know who called me 'porky'
4
Potential sites for Obama's presidential library and museum chosen Potential sites for Obama's presidential library and museum chosen
5
Thousands of Californians flee wildfires burning throughout the state Thousands of Californians flee wildfires burning throughout the state
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback