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3 Kids Hit By Flying Glass When School Bus Runs Into Stop Sign

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BRISTOL TOWNSHIP, Ill. (CBS) — Three children were hit by broken glass Monday morning, after their school bus driver smashed into a stop sign in Kendall County.

The crash happened about 6:45 a.m. near Galena Road and Highland Drive in the unincorporated community of Bristol, near Yorkville, according to Kendall County Sheriff’s police. Deputies were called out after a school bus struck a stop sign at the intersection.

The school bus was making a turn onto Galena Road from Highland Drive when it hit the stop sign. It was not clear whether the bus merely grazed the stop sign or mowed it down.

But two windows on the bus broke.

Three children on the bus were struck by flying glass, police said. All were examined by Bristol-Kendall paramedics and were released at the scene.

Authorities have not indicated whehter the children suffered cuts or other injuries.

The driver was not ticketed in the crash.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.