In Louisiana, authorities say a Lafayette Parish School bus has been involved in an accident near Comeaux High school.
The bus, carrying 15 elementary students, was struck by a car. Officials say the car, carrying a mother and her two children, and caught on fire.
The driver and passengers of the car were pulled to safety by the residents of a nearby apartment complex. The three were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.
Six children on the school bus were taken to a local hospital for observation.
No life-threatening injuries were reported at the scene.
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