3 children treated for minor injuries after 2 school buses crash in Justice

JUSTICE, Ill. (WLS) -- Three young children were treated for minor injuries Wednesday morning after a crash involving two school buses in south suburban Justice.

Police said just before 7 a.m. one school bus, carrying five elementary school-aged students, was traveling eastbound on 79th Street. An empty school bus that was stopped on 85th Avenue tried to turn and go west on 79th Street when the two buses collided, police said.

Chopper 7HD flew overhead as emergency crews responded to the crash.

Three children were transported to La Grange, Palos and Advocate Christ hospitals in with minor injuries. The other two students were released on the scene.

Police said the crash remains under investigation, pending surveillance video footage of the buses and local business.

No citations have been issued.
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