14 injured in school bus/pickup truck crash in LaPlace

LAPLACE - More than a dozen children were injured when a pickup truck crashed into a school bus in LaPlace Friday afternoon.

The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office said 14 children were being treated for minor injuries. 

The incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of St. Andrew's Blvd. in LaPlace.

There were 28 students on the bus, according to a spokesman for the sheriff's office.

Sheriff Mike Tregre said an investigation is ongoing and that more information will be released at a later date. 

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