7 children sent to hospitals after bus crash

BOISE, Idaho — Police say seven children from Nampa on a field trip to Boise have been taken to local hospitals after a vehicle slammed into the back of their school bus Friday morning.

Police say 26 children were on the bus and that six were transported to hospitals by ambulance, and a seventh by a parent. Police say none of the children’s injuries appeared serious.

Police say a 72-year-old woman driving a Toyota Camry wasn’t injured. She was cited for a making an improper turn.

Authorities say the bus was carrying seventh-graders from Sage Valley Middle School returning to Nampa after a visit to the Discovery Center of Idaho.

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