Durham County

5 children, police officer injured in Durham crash between police car and school bus

A crash between a school bus and a police car sent the officer to the hospital and left five children with minor injuries Wednesday afternoon.

The crash occurred in the Golden Belt neighborhood at the intersection of North Elm and Taylor streets at around 4 p.m., ABC11, The News & Observer’s media partner, reported.

There were 25 students on the bus from Burton Elementary School and R.N. Harris Elementary School, the station reported.

All of the injuries were minor, according to ABC11.

The crash is being investigated.

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Ashad Hajela reports on public safety for The News & Observer and The Herald-Sun. He studied journalism at New York University.