Montgomery County school bus crash injures six

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Two adults and four children were injured when a Montgomery County school bus collided with two vehicles in Rockville, fire officials say. 

Six people were injured in the collision. Photo: ABC7

Montgomery County Fire spokesperson Beth Anne Nesselt says three of the kids suffered minor injuries and one other child had serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Nesselt says three vehicles were involved in the crash, which occurred near the intersection of Maryland Avenue and Great Falls Road around 8:30 a.m. Monday.

Montgomery County Schools Spokesperson Dana Tofig says the accident involved one of their school busses, which was headed to Ritchie Park Elementary School, and a Jeep. She says the students involved were taken to the hospital as a precaution. 

Of the six people injured, Nesselt says four children were on the bus and the two adults were in the unknown vehicles.

Crews are evaluating patients at the scene.

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