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School bus hit by semi; no students injured

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No children were injured following a crash involving a school bus in the Virden area this morning.

The accident occurred before 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 41 and the Trans-Canada Highway, near the southwestern Manitoba community.

The school bus was travelling south on Highway 41 when the driver attempted to turn onto the Trans-Canada Highway and was hit by an oncoming semi trailer. RCMP report significant damage to the front ends of both vehicles.

Three children on the school bus were not hurt. The bus driver suffered minor injuries.

Motorists travelling in the area should expect minor delays as the investigation continues.

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