Five injured after SUV rear-ends school bus in SE Minn.

Five children were injured after an SUV rear-ended a school bus in Rushford, Minn, about 20 miles south of Winona. The school bus with about 25 children on board was dropping off students on Highway 43 around 4 p.m. Friday. The SUV, driven by 53-year-old Brian Moore of Winona, crashed into the back of the bus.
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Five children were injured after an SUV rear-ended a school bus in Rushford, Minn, about 20 miles south of Winona.

The Post Bulletin reports the school bus with about 25 children on board was dropping off students on Highway 43 around 4 p.m. Friday. The SUV, driven by 53-year-old Brian Moore of Winona, crashed into the back of the bus.

The five students, ages 7 to 13, were taken to Community Memorial Hospital in Winona for minor injuries. Neither the driver of the SUV or the driver of the school bus, 41-year-old Timothy Wilkemeyer of Rushford, were injured.

Alcohol was not involved, according to the Minnesota State Patrol incident report.

KAAL says all the students from the Rushford-Peterson school district were back home and safe following the crash.

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