Bus collides with car in Japan; 31 people injured

Nov. 10, 2013 at 12:33 PM

MIYAKONOJO, Japan, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- A school bus collided with a car in Japan's southern Miyazaki prefecture on Sunday, injuring 31 people, including 29 high school students, officials said.

The accident occurred at about 6:30 a.m. as the bus was making its way to a baseball game, Japan Today reported.

The bus hit the car at an intersection, police said. The bus was knocked on its side.

The bus driver, the 18-year-old driver of the car, and 29 students were transported to a local hospital.

Police have not yet determined the cause of the accident.

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