Students injured after Eastmont bus and auto collide

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Several students and a bus driver received minor injuries this afternoon when an Eastmont School District bus was involved in a collision with an automobile.

The accident was at 15th Street and Baker Street near Lee Elementary in East Wenatchee.

Paramedics and firefighters responded and eight injured students were transported to Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee.

By 5 p.m., parents of all the students on the bus had been notified. Staff members rode to the hospital with students.

The bus was number 11, driven by Bobby Goldbsy. The uninjured students were taken to the Lee Elementary Gym, where they were picked up by parents or guardians.