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Disaster Averted When School Bus Gets Stuck On Metro-North Tracks

Driver, 40 Students All Get Off Safely
(Credit: Clipart.com)

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NORWALK, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — A school bus got stuck on the Metro-North Railroad tracks in Norwalk, Conn. Wednesday afternoon, but everyone got off safely.

Shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday, the bus malfunctioned as it was crossing the tracks, and got stuck as a train approached, CBS Connecticut reported.

All 40 students from Silvermine Elementary School in Norwalk, as well as the driver, got off the bus safely.

The train was able to stop, and averted a collision with the bus. Two students received medical attention for minor injuries at Norwalk Hospital.

The bus was later removed and the train went on its way.

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