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SFD: No serious injuries in crash involving Caddo school bus

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Shreveport police are investigating an accident Monday morning involving a loaded school bus and an SUV.

Shreveport fire officials say the Caddo Parish school bus and an SUV collided head-on just before 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Common Street and Fairfield Avenue in downtown Shreveport.

Fred Sanders with the Shreveport Fire Department says 20 students were on the bus at the time of the crash. School officials say the bus was en route to Barret Paideia Academy located on Barret Street in Shreveport's Fairfield Historic District.

The students were checked for injuries on the scene by paramedics. Fire officials say one child was taken to the hospital at the request of a parent. 

The driver of the SUV was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Children who were on the bus were transferred onto another bus to be taken to school.

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