LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Nine people are at a hospital after a car
struck a school bus in Lafayette, La. and caught fire.
The bus was carrying 15 elementary students on Monday when it
was hit. Officials say a mother and her two children were pulled to
safety from the burning car by residents of a nearby apartment
complex and taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
Six children on the bus also were take to a hospital for
It isn't clear what caused the accident, but authorities say
none of the injuries appear to be life threatening. The site of the
crash was about 60 miles southwest of Baton Rouge.
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