Multiple school buses involved in an interstate incident in a Chicago suburb have left eleven students hospitalized

Several students were injured in a crash involving multiple school buses in a Chicago suburb on Tuesday morning, according to authorities.

A multi-unit crash involving at least three school buses occurred around 8:30 a.m. on northbound Interstate 55 at milepost 246 in Grundy County, as reported by Illinois State Police.

There were minor injuries at the scene, and 11 students were taken to nearby hospitals for treatment, according to authorities.

Two students were taken to Morris Hospital, though their condition is not serious. Silver Cross Hospital, on the other hand, received four patients in their emergency room.

State police stated that they were calling in additional school buses to assist with the relocation process. The designated relocation site was The Loves Truck Stop on the east side of I-55.

All students were safely relocated off the interstate just before 10:30 a.m., according to the police.

After the state police investigation, Braidwood police announced that students were safely transported back to Reed Custer Middle School shortly after 11 a.m.

Braidwood police have announced that they will have a significant presence at the Middle School to provide assistance during the reunification process.

According to the police, the right lane of I-55 was temporarily closed.

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