Vehicle Accident in United Kingdom on July 15 2016 03:41 AM (UTC).
Three air ambulances were scrambled to a double decker school bus carrying 50 children overturned which in a crash with a car near Oundle in Northamptonshire yesterday (Thursday). The accident happened shortly before 4pm in Cotterstock Road when a bus, carrying children from Prince William School, was in collision with a Vauxhall Corsa. The red bus, which was carrying 10 primary school children and 39 secondary schoolchildren as well as one adult from the school in Oundle, overturned onto its side. Twenty children suffered cuts and bruises and were treated by paramedics from the East Midlands Ambulance Service. Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service were also on scene within minutes alongside police. Three air ambulances were also scrambled to the scene, and one child was air-lifted to Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, with non-life-threatening injuries. Another child suffered a broken arm. In total, nine children were taken to hospital - including the driver of the Corsa who was airlifted to the Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry for treatment to leg injuries. One parent told the Northants Herald and Post a child described seeing blood on the faces of children following the crash, but it is believed nobody suffered any serious injuries.