22 Children Hurt in School Bus Crash in RFK Stadium Parking Lot

More than 20 children were hurt in a school bus crash Friday afternoon in a parking lot at RFK Stadium.

A Prince George's County school bus slammed into a light pole in Lot 8 of the stadium about 2 p.m., D.C. Fire spokesman Doug Buchanan said.

Twenty-two children and two adults, including the bus driver, have minor injuries and were taken to hospitals for treatment, Buchanan said. There were a total of 46 people on the bus.

"It was enough to shake and rattle the bus, and that was enough to move some kids around in the bus and for us to come here and make sure everyone was OK," Buchanan said.

The students attend Woodbridge Elementary School in Catonsville, Maryland.

D.C. police and D.C. Fire & EMS crews were on the scene.

There is no word yet on what caused the crash.

"For one reason or another, the school bus driver just didn't see [the pole] or just misread the distance," Buchanan said.

The students who weren't hurt were taken back to school on another bus.

All of the injured students and adults left the hospital Friday night.

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