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One person seriously injured in accident involving school bus

One person was seriously injured after an accident involving a school bus.

The accident happened near Bendix Drive and Lathrop around 6 a.m. Wednesday.

The South Bend Community School Corporation issued the following statement about the accident:

This morning, bus #195 was involved in an accident near the intersection of Bendix and Lathrop.  There were no students on the bus at the time of the accident as the driver was just leaving the Vehicle Maintenance Facility to begin his route.  A substitute bus was immediately dispatched to cover the route. The accident is still being investigated by our Transportation Department and the South Bend Police Department.  Pursuant to our post-accident investigation procedure, the bus driver has been suspended until the investigation is complete.

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