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Five students injured in Guilford school bus crash

GUILFORD — Five students were taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital after a school bus crash in Guilford early Friday morning. According to police, first respo...
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GUILFORD — Five students were taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital after a school bus crash in Guilford early Friday morning.

According to police, first responders were called to the area of 4985 Durham Road just after 7 a.m. for a school bus vs pick-up truck crash.

Police said according to their initial investigation, the pick-up truck was traveling northbound on Durham Road, and the bus was traveling southbound. The pick-up truck crashed into the school bus on the left side, causing the rear of the bus to skid off the roadway and strike a large tree.

Police said nine students were on board, and the five taken to the hospital suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.