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School bus crashes near St. Louis, children injured

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ST. LOUIS – A school bus accident in St. Louis ran off the highway and into a ravine with 13 children onboard.

A first responder said all children on board the bus were fine, although several suffered moderate injuries. A police spokesperson said one child was ejected when the bus plummeted down the ravine.

All the children had exited the bus before rescuers arrived.

The bus driver's injuries are not considered to be serious.

Helicopters overhead showed numerous emergency personnel on the scene.