A school bus crashed in Kowloon Bay on Tuesday morning, injuring nine people on board, including the driver, the Hong Kong Economic Journal reports.
At around 7 a.m., the bus was traveling on the Sha Tin-bound Kwun Tong Bypass in Kowloon Bay to take the students to Malvern College Hong Kong.
As the bus approached Prince Edward Road East Link Road, the 74-year-old male driver allegedly lost control of the vehicle, which then hit a crash cushion before ramming a concrete divider on the Kwun Tong Bypass.
The impact was such that the front of the bus was severely damaged.
Firefighters arrived at the scene soon after receiving a report and helped evacuate the people on board.
Seven pupils, including five girls, were injured. They were aged 6 to 11. They were treated at several hospitals before being discharged.
A nanny, 64, was in critical condition, and the driver was seriously injured.
The accident came a day after an empty school minibus rolled down a street and crashed in North Point, killing four people and injuring 11.
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