Students taken to hospital after school bus crash on 45th St. near Congress Ave. in West Palm Beach

Students taken to hospital after school bus crash on 45th St. near Congress Ave. in West Palm Beach

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — West Palm Beach Fire Rescue said 18 students were taken to the hospital as a precaution Thursday morning after a school bus was involved in a collision with a tractor-trailer on 45th Street near Congress Avenue in West Palm Beach.

Police said both vehicles were going west when the semi turned and was hit by the bus. It's unclear which vehicle was at fault.

Chopper 5 flew over the scene at 6:40 a.m. and spotted the semi at the scene with damage to its front.

As of 8:13 a.m., all lanes were back open.

Fire Rescue said the drivers of the school bus and semi did not need to be taken to the hospital.

West Palm Beach police previously said only six to eight children were taken to the hospital.

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