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10 students evaluated after Falmouth school bus crash

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At least 10 elementary school students were taken to the hospital for evaluation Tuesday morning after a school bus crashed in Falmouth, police said. Around 9 a.m., the school bus was en route to Mullen Hall School on Thomas B. Landers Road , Falmouth police said in a statement. A white box truck drove into the bus’s lane, causing the bus driver to swerve, leave the road, and strike a utility pole, police said. The box truck fled the scene, said Falmouth Police Lieutenant Jeff Smith. There were no serious injuries. The children were taken to Falmouth Hospital by ambulance, according to police.

Melissa Hanson can be reached at melissa.hanson@globe.com or on Twitter @Melissa__Hanson.
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