School Bus Crashes in Northeast Philly, Student Hurt

A school bus crashed near the Roosevelt Boulevard (U.S. Route 1) in Northeast Philadelphia Friday morning landing one child in the hospital.

The yellow Durham School Services bus crashed near Rhawn Street and the Boulevard around 7:30 a.m. It was carrying about one dozen students from St. Francis Home for Children in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, said the Philadelphia School District.

No word yet on the cause of the crash that left one student hospitalized at Nazareth Hospital for pain, said investigators.

As SkyForce10 hovered overhead a short time after the wreck, you could see the bus pulled over to the side of the road with another car behind it.

The bus driver wasn't cited, said Durham School services spokeswoman Molly Hart.

St. Francis is part of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and serves students who are dependent or delinquent, according to its website.

All students on board were checked out and returned to school, said archdiocese spokesman Kenneth Gavin.

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