Belfast Telegraph

Eight children in hospital following Ulster bus crash

Ten people including eight schoolchildren have been rushed to hospital following a school bus crash in Donegal.

The incident between a van and a school bus happened near Carrickmore in St Johnston just after 8am.

It's not believed any of the injuries are serious.

Gardai are at the scene and have appealed for witnesses of the incident to come forward.

In a statement, they said: "Gardai are investigating a road traffic collision between a bus and a van on the R265 at Carrickmore, Letterkenny on the 14th September 2017 at approximately 8am.

"The drivers of both vehicles and eight children have been brought to Letterkenny University Hospital with what is described as minor injuries. The road remains closed and Gardai are appealing for witnesses to contact Letterkenny Garda Station on 074-9167100.

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