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Driver ID'd in Balt. Co. school bus crash

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Posted at 10:54 AM, Apr 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-07 11:02:26-04

Baltimore County Police are investigating a school bus crash in Parkton that left 10 people injured.

Investigators say the school bus was traveling north on York Road near Bunker Hill Road when it lost control, crossed over southbound traffic lanes and drove off the road, hitting a utility pole and flipping over onto its right side.

The driver, 65-year-old Bonnie Faye Pessaro of Freeland, was taken to Sinai Trauma Center for treatment. Her condition is currently unknown.

RELATED: Multiple injuries reported in school bus crash near Hereford High School

At least 43 students from Hereford Middle and Hereford High School were on the bus at the time of the accident. Nine students were transported to area hospitals for minor injuries, according to police.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, which police say could take several weeks. 

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