8 kids injured in Westport school bus crash

Police say eight children suffered minor injuries when a school bus full of elementary students crashed in Westport this morning. Officials say the bus hit

WESTPORT - Police say eight children suffered minor injuries when a school bus full of elementary students crashed in Westport this morning. Officials say the bus hit a low-hanging branch on Lyons Plains Road as it made its way to Hurlbutt Elementary School in Weston. The impact shattered some of the bus' windows, spraying shards of glass on many of the young passengers. Eight of the 36 children on board were treated for minor injuries, mostly scrapes and cuts, according to emergency responders.

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