A bus carrying students collided with truck in Ohio on Tuesday morning, killing three people and injuring at least 18 others.
The crash occurred about 26 miles east of Columbus and involved a bus, a semi-truck, and three other vehicles.
The semi-truck rear-ended the bus just before 9 a.m. on I-70 West near the Smoke Road underpass, according to Sean Grady, Licking County’s emergency management agency director.
Dispatchers classified the crash as a “mass casualty incident, level 3,” which means 10 or more people may have been hurt.
The bus was carrying 57 people, including students from Tuscarawas Valley Local School District in eastern Ohio, officials said.
Among the injured were 15 students.
The bus had band students on board, school district staff told 19 News.
Superintendent Dr. Derek Varansky shared the