4 Kids, 1 Teacher Still Hospitalized Day After Bus Overturns

Four children and a teacher remain hospitalized a day after a bus carrying dozens of Philadelphia eighth-graders to Washington, D.C. for a field trip overturned on a Maryland interstate. 

Philadelphia School District Spokesman Lee Whack says the hospitalized teacher is Brittany Jacobs, a special education teacher at Charles W. Henry School. 

Jacobs is in critical condition, according to University of Maryland Medical System spokesman Michael Schwartzberg.

The names and conditions of the four children haven't been released.

The bus carrying 26 children from the school, three chaperones and the driver overturned at least once on Interstate 95 in northeastern Maryland on Monday, near Havre de Grace. 

Police say Menachem Backman, 20, of College Park tried to pass the bus and clipped it. The outcome of the investigation will determine whether charges are placed. 

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