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ASPEN HILL, Md. (CBSDC/AP) — Five people were injured, one seriously, after an accident involving a school bus in Montgomery County on Friday morning.

A Montgomery County school bus and a Nissan Sentra collided at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Heathfield Road in Aspen Hill just before 8 a.m., Montgomery County police said. Photos from the scene showed the school bus and car side-by-side in the intersection with extensive damage to their front ends.

Five adults were injured in the crash, including one with serious non-life-threatening injuries, according to Montgomery County Assistant Fire Chief Scott Graham.

The school bus was transporting children to The Foundation School, a private school in Gaithersburg for special needs students, Montgomery County Public Schools spokesman Dana Tofig said. Three students were on board the bus at the time of the crash but Tofig said none of them were injured.

Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

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