Several Injuries In School Bus Accident Near Deerfield

UPDATE: 12/19/2012 10:47 a.m.

DEERFIELD (CBS) — A total of 20 people, including many students, were injured and sent to hospitals after a school bus accident on Interstate 294 near Deerfield.

The bus, which was filled with children, was involved in a crash with a two-axle box truck on eastbound I-294 near Deerfield Road.

All of the injured children have been transported to local hospitals.

The extent of the injuries remain unknown but are all non-life-threatening, according to state police.

Three right lanes are blocked and three left lanes are open eastbound. The accident happened around 10 a.m.

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