Bacchus Marsh school bus crash: girl and driver seriously injured after collision with truck near Melbourne

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A teenage miss and a operator were earnestly injured erstwhile a schoolhouse autobus collided with a motortruck and rolled down an embankment westbound of Melbourne.

The rider was flown to infirmary and the motortruck operator was taken by roadworthy ambulance aboriginal connected Wednesday morning.

Four adults, 27 different students and the autobus operator were taken to infirmary arsenic a precaution.

The autobus was carrying students from Loreto College successful Ballarat, the schoolhouse confirmed.

The clang happened adjacent an intersection connected the Western Highway astatine Bacchus Marsh astir 3.15am.

The country   of a collision betwixt  a schoolhouse  autobus  and a motortruck  successful  Bacchus Marsh.
The country of a collision betwixt a schoolhouse autobus and a motortruck successful Bacchus Marsh. Photograph: Joel Carrett/AAP/PA Images

Melbourne-bound road lanes were acceptable to stay closed for respective hours arsenic exigency services cleared the scene.

A constabulary spokeswoman told 3AW vigor presumption the autobus was coming from a schoolhouse successful the Ballarat country and the students were connected their mode to the airdrome for a trip.

The students’ parents were asked to enactment distant from the clang and interaction Ballarat constabulary station.