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Minor Injuries After A School Bus With Children On Board Hits A Light Pole In Prescott

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Prescott Police responded to a traffic accident Tuesday morning involving a school bus with seven children on board. Police say the accident happened at around 8 a.m. near Iron Springs Road and Meadow Ridge Road. The accident happened when the bus driver reportedly swerved off the road and crashed into a light pole at a slow speed. Two students, a seven-year-old female and an eight-year-old male, along with the 71-year-old bus driver, were taken to Yavapai Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. The other students on the bus were uninjured. Iron Springs Road was closed for over two hours to clear the scene. Investigators ruled out drugs and alcohol as a factor in the accident. The incident is under investigation.