Students hospitalized after school bus rear-ends tractor trailer in IL

One student was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital with unknown injuries after bus crashed in Southern Illinois. The crash also seriously injured driver in. The bus rear-ended a tractor trailer on i-55.

Seven others are being checked out at a hospital in Illinois. Their injuries are not life-threatening.

Police closed the highway to investigate.

The bus was carrying 5th and 6th graders back to school from a field trip to Springfield.

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