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One West High School student was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries after a school bus and a car collided on South Willow Street Thursday morning. (PAT GROSSMITH/UNION LEADER)

One Manchester student injured in minor school bus crash

MANCHESTER - A Manchester West High School student was taken by ambulance to the hospital for treatment of neck and back pain after a school bus collided with a car on South Willow Street Thursday morning, according to a fire official.

District Chief Michael Gamache said 23 West High students were on the bus, heading for the Manchester School of Technology when the collision happened just after 10 a.m. The student taken to the hospital was the only one injured.

Acting West High Principal John Rist was on the accident scene, and the students were to be brought back to the high school.

The bus was jarred in the collision which Gamache described as minor. Both the car and bus could be driven from the scene, he said.


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