A young girl on board the Abercarn schoolbus that crashed this morning has told ITV Wales how passengers were 'screaming, scared and crying'.
Rhia Tapp was among 16 youngsters and three adults on board the bus when it slid off the road and became trapped on an embankment in the village of Llanfach.
There were no serious injuries.
Carl Edwards reports.
Gwent Police say they are working to establish what happened after a schoolbus left the road in the village of Llanfach this morning.
Bus company Stagecoach says it will do all it can to assist police in their investigation.
Stagecoach says it will work with police to establish exactly what happened after one of its buses left the road this morning with 20 schoolchildren on board.
A man who witnessed an Abercarn schoolbus leave the road in icy conditions this morning says the 16 children and three adults on board had a 'lucky escape'.
Fire crews are still working to rescue the bus, which is trapped on a verge in the village of Llanfach.
A GP who checked a group of Abercarn schoolchildren after their bus crashed this morning reports they have all escaped serious injury.
Around 16 children aged 8-12 were on board when the bus left the road in the village of Llanfach.
Firefighters are working to retrieve an Abercarn schoolbus after it left the road in icy conditions and ended up balancing on a verge.
South Wales Fire & Rescue crews were called to the village of Llanfach at 9am after the bus skidded off course.
Sixteen children aged 8-12 scrambled to safety, along with three adults, and were given a precautionary check-up at a nearby GP surgery. All were from Abercarn Primary School.