11 injured in semi, school bus crash near New London
NEW LONDON — Eleven people, including at least three children, are being treated for injuries following a crash involving a school bus and semi near the Waupaca County and Outagamie County line.
The sheriff’s department says the semi driver was airlifted to ThedaCare Regional Medical Center-Neenah Tuesday morning.
WLUK-TV reports ten people, including three children between the ages of 11 and 14, are being treated at ThedaCare in New London. The bus is from the New London School District and officials say there were about 30 students on the bus at the time of the crash, which happened about 7:30 a.m. along Highway 45 south of New London.
The New London School District posted this on its Facebook page:
We are providing this update to confirm that a School District of New London bus was involved in an accident this morning. One student was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and all others were taken to school. All parents of students on this bus are being contacted. We will release additional information as it is confirmed. Thank you for you patience and understanding.