18 Pupils In Hospital After School Bus Crash

Eighteen children have been taken to hospital after a school bus accident.

The double-decker was involved in a collision with a car in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, at around 8.40am.

It is understood none of the pupils were seriously hurt in the crash on Petersburn Road.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Several pupils have been taken by ambulance to Monklands and Wishaw General as a precaution.

"The driver of the Vauxhall Insignia was not injured.

"Petersburn Road has been closed until inquiries are completed.''

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