School coach crash

A PARTY of schoolchildren on their way back to school after a swimming lesson escaped serious injury after a road accident today. A 54-seater coach was involved in a collision with a 17-tonne lorry on the A146 at Stockton, Norfolk, shortly before noon.

A PARTY of schoolchildren on their way back to school after a swimming lesson escaped serious injury after a road accident today.

A 54-seater coach was involved in a collision with a 17-tonne lorry on the A146 at Stockton, Norfolk, shortly before noon.

The coach, carrying 15 children, a teacher and a classroom assistant from Ditchingham Primary School, ended up in a ditch alongside the road. The coach driver and one boy suffered minor facial injuries.

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