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Police: 6 students have minor injuries after school bus crash in downtown Elkhart

The bus involved in a crash Wednesday morning in downtown Elkhart // WSBT 22 photo{ }

Police say 6 out of 23 students on a school bus involved in a crash Wednesday morning were taken to Elkhart General Hospital with minor injuries.

This happened at North 2nd Street and West Jackson Boulevard in Elkhart just after 8 a.m.

The bus was northbound on 2nd Street when it T-boned a car that ran a red light, say police. The driver of the car was not injured.

Six students were transported from the scene to the hospital with minor injuries.

Another 2 students were later transported from Beardsley Elementary to the hospital with minor injuries. They have since been released.

The kids on the bus were 6 to 7-year-olds, say police. The uninjured students were put on another bus and taken to school.

23 children were on the bus at the time.

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