At least 30 injured in Offaly school bus crash

Thirty people, including a number of children, have been injured in a school bus crash in Co Offaly.

Thirty people, including a number of children, have been injured in a school bus crash in Co Offaly.

Ten of the injured have been described as seriously ill and more than 20 others have been described as "walking wounded".

The injured have been taken to hospitals in Tullamore and Mullingar in a fleet of ambulances.

Gardaí are at the scene.

The accident occurred on the Clara to Rahan road shortly before 9am as the bus was en route to a primary school in Rahan.

A regional emergency plan has been activated in Co Offaly.

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