EMPORIA, Kan. — The Kansas Highway Patrol says several children suffered minor injuries when a school bus rolled onto its side near Emporia.
Patrol Lt. Dave Hundley say 36 students, two teachers, a chaperone and the driver were on the bus when it went into a ditch off a slushy Kansas Turnpike Wednesday morning about 14 miles south of Emporia.
Seventeen children were taken to a hospital in Newton for treatment.
The bus was carrying students from Park Elementary School in Wichita. The Emporia Gazette reports the students were on their way to a Topeka for a field trip.
No further information was immediately available.