School Bus in Ditch, Maple Grove
A school bus went into the ditch after the driver lost consciousness Tuesday afternoon. There were 38 children on the bus and 11 adult chaperons. The group was from Rice Lake Elementary School, Fridley. They were on their way home from a swimming trip to Bunker Beach, in Coon Rapids.
According to Maple Grove Police, the driver slumped over and the bus went off the road on County Road 121, north of County Road 81. The bus ended up in a wooded area.
The driver was taken to North Memorial Hospital. Her condition is still unknown. Nearly a dozen of the children sustained minor injuries.
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