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Cumbria School Bus Crash: Children Injured
A school bus driver has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a crash with a lorry left around 20 people injured.
The two vehicles collided on the A685 in the village of Lowgill, near Kendal, at around 8.30am.
A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust said 10 people, including six children with minor injuries, had been taken to hospital.
Three adults - one with a head injury, another with a rib injury and a third with neck pain - were taken to the Royal Lancaster Hospital, where the youngsters are also being treated.
Another patient was airlifted to the Royal Preston Hospital with head, arm and neck injuries that are not life-threatening.
A spokesman for Cumbria Police said local schools had been informed of the crash.
"Parents are advised to contact their (child's) school if they have any concerns," he added.