(AP) — Massachusetts State Police say 19 students were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after their school bus was involved in a crash while on a field trip.
The bus carrying middle school students from Bartlett Community Partnership School in Lowell on a 40-minute trip to Boston was rear-ended by a van in Bedford around 9 a.m. Wednesday.
There were 46 students on the bus.
Police say 14 ambulances responded to the scene.
The southbound lanes of Route 3 were closed but have since reopened.
No additional information was immediately released.