Nearly 20 students and one adult were hospitalized after a school bus accident in Bethesda. (Photo from Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1 WNEW)
UPDATED: May 14, 2014 5:08 p.m.
LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — Nearly 20 students from a D.C. school have been hospitalized after a school bus accident in Montgomery County, authorities say.
The accident occurred near the intersection of River Road and Seven Locks Road in Bethesda at about 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to Montgomery County Police.
A group of fifth-grade students from Beers Elementary School in Southeast Washington were returning home from a field trip to the German American School when their bus got into a three-vehicle accident, according to a statement from D.C. Public Schools.
19 students from Beers Elementary in DC taken to hospital after bus crash on 7 Locks Rd. Minor injuries only. http://t.co/RPmG9aEIIf