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5 kids injured in Peoria County school bus collision

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A school bus accident sent five children to a Peoria hospital with minor injuries Monday morning.

Peoria County Sheriff Chris Watkins said a box truck hit the Farmington School District bus on Illinois Route 116 at Quarry Road. The crash pushed the bus into a residence.

Eleven kids were on the bus. The driver was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.