School bus with children on board overturns in Brooklyn

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Stacey Sager reports on an accident involving an occupied school bus in Dyker Heights

A school bus with children on board overturned after it collided with a car in Brooklyn Tuesday afternoon.

The crash happened at about 3:30 p.m. at Bay Ridge Avenue and 10th Avenue in Dyker Heights.

The bus flipped and landed on its side.

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Eyewitness News has learned that two chaperones and five children were on the bus. All of the injuries are reported to be minor, and everyone was able to get off the bus.

Another crashed vehicle could be seen at the scene. It's not clear yet how the crash happened.

The Department of Education issued this statement:

"FDNY and EMS immediately responded to a serious bus incident that took place in Brooklyn this afternoon. There were no injuries, families are being notified and we are providing additional supports."

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