Student hurt in NJ school bus crash has surgery

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A student who was injured Monday in a school bus accident has undergone surgery.

The Times of Trenton reports (http://bit.ly/ZdMC9W) the girl had surgery Tuesday morning on an arm injury.

Her condition was not immediately released but officials have said no one was seriously hurt.

Six other children and their bus driver suffered minor injuries in the accident, which happened as the driver swerved off the road while trying to avoid a deer.

The accident occurred around 3 p.m. Monday in Hamilton Township (Mercer County).

Officials say the bus was carrying 15 students who were headed home from St. Gregory the Great Academy. Their names and ages were not disclosed, but officials say they were all fourth- to eighth-graders.

The bus left the roadway and ended up in a ditch.

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Information from: The (Trenton, N.J.) Times, http://www.nj.com/times

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