Students Taken to Hospital After Two School Bus Crash; 1 Arrested for DUI

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File photo of a school bus. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

File photo of a school bus. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

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LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — One adult and seven students are in the hospital following a four-vehicle crash that included two school buses in Northwest D.C.

Police say the collision occurred near the intersection of 5th Street and Florida Avenue NW shortly before 9 a.m.

One person at the scene has been arrested for DUI according to authorities.

Both buses, carrying four and three children respectively, were able to drive away and received police escorts to a local hospital. School officials say no students were injured in the crash and were taken to the hospital for observation only.

A driver involved in the crash has also been taken to the hospital.

Florida Avenue is closed in both directions between 6th Street and 7th Street NW as authorities investigate.

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