Girl’s junior varsity lacrosse team involved in Goshen school bus crash – Eyewitness News 3

GOSHEN, Conn. (WFSB) – A school bus crash is under investigation in Goshen.
According to state police, the accident happened on Route 63 just before 1:30 on Saturday.
Two buses from The Frederick Gunn School were driving north and two vehicles, a Nissan Rogue and an SUV from The Hotchkiss School, were driving south.
A spokesperson for The Frederick Gunn School said their Junior Varsity girls lacrosse team was traveling to a game when the accident happened. Combined, there were a total of 19 people on the buses.
The Rogue crossed the double yellow line and struck the second bus head on.
The first bus swerved to avoid the Rogue and rolled over. The back of the bus struck the driver’s side of the The Hotchkiss School’s SUV.
The bus rolled over onto its driver side and came to a final rest in the northbound lane of Route 63.
Passengers on both buses and the SUV were evaluated at Charlette Hungerford Hospital for minor injuries. Some of the lacrosse players were treated at the scene for their injuries. Players who were evaluated at the hospital were released on Saturday, a school spokesperson said.
The driver and passenger of the Nissan Rouge were not transported to a hospital. The driver was issued an infraction for failing to maintain lane.
State police confirm juveniles were on the buses at the time of the crash, but say all of their injuries are minor.
The Frederick Gunn School released a statement saying:
“This accident was a serious event and we are particularly grateful to the first responders that swiftly responded to the accident site, along with the medical professionals that cared for our students and adults at a nearby hospital.”
At least five people were involved in this crash, state police reports show.
The accident is under investigation by state police.
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