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Posted at 4:34 PM ET, 06/ 3/2010

School bus accident reported in S.E. D.C.

By Washington Post editors


D.C. Fire EMS officials have taken five autistic teenagers to the hospital after a school bus of special needs students collided with a car at 51st and Southern Ave SE this afternoon. Their injuries were not serious, said spokesman Pete Piringer. Two adults were also on the bus at the time of the accident and at least one went to the hospital, also as a precaution, he said.

-- Theola Labbe'-DeBose


A school bus was involved in a three-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon that injured several people along Southern Avenue, on the border between the District and Prince George's County, D.C. police said.

Police have been investigating the accident at 51st Street and Southern Avenue since 3:30 p.m., said officer Paul Metcalf, a police spokesman.

Preliminary reports said that at least five juveniles and one adult were injured, Metcalf said. Their conditions could not be immediately learned.

-- Clarence Williams

D.C. Fire and EMS are reporting an accident involving a school bus at 51st Street and Southern Avenue Southeast.

Stay with for developments.

By Washington Post editors  | June 3, 2010; 4:34 PM ET
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