Field trip bus turns over, about 20 injured

March 28, 2008 12:59:11 PM PDT
A charter bus carrying about 40 schoolchildren on a field trip to an aquarium has overturned on a freeway near Birmingham. State patrol spokesman David Richards says about 20 people were injured in the accident Friday. Most of them were students. None of the injuries was life-threatening.

Richards says the children were on their way to the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga when the bus ran off the road, hit a guard rail and overturned.

The bus driver is among the injured. Two teachers were also on the bus with the children from Bryan Elementary School in Jefferson County, Ala.

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