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Ouachita Parish school bus rear-ended by Cadillac

WEST MONROE, La. - A Ouachita Parish school bus was rear-ended by a car Friday afternoon.


The accident occurred shortly after 3:00pm Friday near the intersection of Cypress St. and Hines Lane in West Monroe.


West Monroe Police say the bus was making a right turn on Hines when it was rear-ended by a Cadillac driving east on Cypress.


Children were still on the bus at the time of the accident, but fortunately, none were injured.


However, the driver of the Cadillac was taken to a local hospital for minor injuries.


The bus was carrying students from Good Hope Middle School. Another bus arrived at the scene to assist in bringing them home.



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