UPDATE (11:25 PM) – Massachusetts state police say the bus crashed on Saturday at Berkley on Route 24 South in Berkley returned to Tiverton, Rhode Island, after the Twenty-five inmates boarded LaSalette Shrine in North Attleboro, Massachusetts
The state police said the crash took place at 9:50 pm.
Two adults were taken to Rhode Island Hospital with serious injuries. All others aboard the bus were removed to treat minor injuries or precautionary reasons at the Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River and the Morton Hospital in Taunton.
The bus was bent near the exit 1
On the right side of the street, a passenger car had strayed off the road. According to the state police, the driver of this vehicle was not injured, and the driver's role in the accident is being investigated.
The accident is being investigated by the Massachusetts State Police Troop D, the MSP Collision Reconstruction Unit and other authorities.
UPDATE (11:03 PM) – The Massachusetts State Police has confirmed that two adults have been seriously injured in a nocturnal accident involving a school bus on Route 24 South in Berkley.
Both adults were brought to Rhode Island Hospital.
All other occupants of the bus, who had moved from the highway into the forest, were charged. The police do not believe there were more serious injuries.
Bus with children and parents returned to Tiverton, Rhode Island. The Massachusetts State Police say it's not known from where the bus is headed.
ORIGINAL STORY (10:35 PM) BERKLEY – Twenty ambulances transport victims in an accident with a school bus on Route 24 in Berkley. The crash was reported at about 22.00 clock. Saturday on Route 24 southbound near Exit 11 at Berkley. Scanner reports indicate that a school bus has left the highway and crashed along the highway into the tree line. Twenty ambulances were asked to respond to the scene of the accident. According to scanner reports, between fifteen and twenty injuries were reported in the crash.
Taunton police report that a mass accident has been reported.
All southern lanes of Route 24 were closed at Exit 11. 19659016] Massachusetts State Police investigates the crash.
This story is being updated.