School bus crashes into ditch

A school bus has crashed into a ditch in Newark.

The vehicle veered off the road on a bend on the A617.

One of the tyres on the bus is believed to have fallen off and school bus signs on the vehicle can clearly be seen.

Three people were injured in the crash.

One person was taken to hospital with minor injuries, two others were treated at the scene.

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An East Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We received a call at 11.20am on 20 December to the A617 near Kelham Bridge.

"The caller reported that there had been a road traffic collision involving a bus. We sent three paramedics in ambulance cars and a crewed ambulance.

"Two patients with minor injuries were discharged at the scene, and one patient was taken to Kings Mill Hospital with minor injuries."

In a statement Nottinghamshire Police said: "We were called to a report of a bus in a ditch, one person with minor injuries.

"Road was closed at 11.27am and reopened at 12.05pm."