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At least 17 hospitalized after a ​crash involving 2 school buses in Lake County

At least 17 people are hospitalized after a crash involving two school buses, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.

The accident happened around 11 a.m. Thursday at Route 137 and River Rd, in unincorporated Libertyville. According to authorities, the incident involves students from North Suburban YMCA Summer Camp in Northbrook.

Officials say approximately 17 were transported to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, and at least 70 were evaluated by paramedics.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Offices advises parents to not come to the scene. The say arrangements are being made to bring students back to camp, and parents can call 847-272-7250 for more info.

No further information has been released at this time.

This is a developing story. Check back for details


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