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School bus overturned following a crash in Miami-Dade. Three taken to hospital

Three people taken to hospital following school-bus related crash

A small school bus overturned following a crash in Miami-Dade. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue says the crash happened on Miller Road and SW 142 Avenue early Friday morning, September 6, 2019.
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A small school bus overturned following a crash in Miami-Dade. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue says the crash happened on Miller Road and SW 142 Avenue early Friday morning, September 6, 2019.

A small private school bus was left overturned following a serious crash in Miami-Dade.

The bus — a white van — and a car were both attempting to make a left turn when they collided on Miller Road and SW 142 Avenue early Friday morning, according to Miami-Dade Police.

The van had seven children inside.

One student was extracted from the vehicle by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and taken as a trauma alert to Kendall Regional, according to a police spokesman. The bus driver and another student were taken to the same hospital with minor injuries.

All three are said to be in stable condition.

Pictures of the crash shows the dark-colored car mangled on the sidewalk and the school bus overturned on the road.

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A dark-colored car is badly mangled on the sidewalk following a crash with a private school bus Friday morning. Matthew Bunch mbunch@miamiherald.com

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A private school bus is left overturned on Miller Drive following a crash early Friday morning. Seven students were inside the van. Matthew Bunch mbunch@miamiherald.com

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue says they got called about the crash at 6:38 a.m.

The car has since been towed away.

Police say the crash is under investigation.

Note: We have updated this article to state that the crash happened along Miller Road and SW 142 Avenue.

This is a breaking news story. It will be updated with more information once it becomes available.

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