Bus vs. car crash in East Alabama

EUFAULA, AL (WSFA) - Several children and a bus driver from a Russell County area school were taken to Columbus Regional Medical Center as a precaution after the bus and a passenger car collided. The bus was carrying 36 passengers.

WTVM-TV in Columbus, Ga. is reporting that the bus was possibly from Dixie Elementary School.

Alabama State Troopers say the collision happened around 11am Thursday at Alabama 169 and US 431 near Seale (Russell County). The collision happened as the bus made the turn onto 169.

Four passengers in the car were transported to the hospital; the driver was seriously injured. Authorities say the injuries are not life-threatening, however. 

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