29 Jul 2016

School bus tumbles in Manawatu

10:52 am on 29 July 2016

A group of children escaped with only minor injuries after the school bus they were travelling in crashed near Dannevirke, in Manawatu, this morning.

School bus

School bus Photo: 123rf.com

Police said 14 children were on the bus when it crashed into a power pole on Top Grass Road about 8.30.

Four children suffered minor injuries and were being checked over by medical staff, police said.

The driver and the rest of the children were unharmed.

Strong winds in the area were thought to have caused the crash.