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    Student, Bus Driver Hospitalized in Crash
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    A student and bus driver were hospitalized when an ambulance struck the back of a school bus.

    A child and bus driver hospitalized after an ambulance rear-ended a bus of magnet school students in Hartford on Friday afternoon, according to David Medina, spokesperson for Hartford Public Schools.

    An ambulance struck the back of a school bus at about 3:30 p.m. on Friday near the intersection of Main and Wethersfield streets in Hartford.

    The bus was transporting 16 children from the Break Through 2 Magnet School at the time.

    A child who was sitting in the back of the bus at the time of impact and bus driver were taken to an area hospital for treatment after complaining they were in pain.

    The school principal and school administrator responded immediately to the scene to attend to the other 15 students.

    Most of the children were picked up by their parents at the site of the crash. Any children whose parents couldn't come get them were put on another bus and taken home.