Medics evaluate students after antifreeze line ruptures inside school bus

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PENDLETON, Ind. (Nov. 15, 2013)—Several Pendleton elementary school students were checked out by medics and one girl was transported to the hospital after a coolant hose ruptured inside their school bus Friday morning.

Dozens of Maple Ridge Elementary School students were aboard when a hose ruptured, spraying the inside of the bus.  One girl was sprayed with hot water and sustained burns to her leg. She was transported to Saxony Hospital.  All injuries are not life threatening.

School officials said the driver followed guidelines and was able to quickly get the children off the bus.

Officials said the school bus has been quarantined until Monday, when an inspector general will evaluate it.



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