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School bus flips over after accident in New York City; 9 injured

By Dominique Debucquoy-Dodley and Faith Karimi, CNN
updated 8:22 AM EDT, Tue March 11, 2014
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The bus was carrying six children between ages 10 and 12
  • They suffered minor injuries and were taken to a local hospital for observation

New York (CNN) -- A school bus carrying children flipped over when it collided with a taxi cab in New York City, leaving nine people injured, authorities said.

The bus was carrying six children between ages 10 and 12 in Brooklyn. They suffered minor injuries and were hospitalized for observation, according to Lt. Paul Ng of the New York Police Department.

Other victims included the bus matron and the driver, who were hospitalized with minor injuries, he said.

The cab driver suffered serious injuries, authorities said.

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