14 students taken to hospital following bus crash in LaPlace

Front closeup view of a yellow school bus

LAPLACE, La. — The St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating an accident involving a school bus and a pickup truck that happened this afternoon in LaPlace.

The sheriff’s office responded about 2:30 p.m. to a crash in the 1700 block of St. Andrew’s Boulevard.

Twenty-eight students were on the bus, and 14 of them were taken to the hospital. The extent of their injuries is unknown.

Check back for updates on this developing story.