17 kids sent to the hospital in I-84 coach bus crash

SOUTHBURY, Conn. (WTNH)– Seventeen children were taken to the hospital after a coach bus crash closed part of I-84 in Southbury.

The coach bus crashed with a tractor trailer on I-84 Westbound between exits 15 and 14. The left lane is currently closed, but almost cleared.

State police say seventeen 8th graders were transported to the hospital. Their injuries are very minor and they were taken as a precaution.

The cause of the accident is unknown at this time.

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