School Bus Accident

Several Freeport Junior High School students are injured in a bus roll over accident in western Ogle County Wednesday. The bus was on its way to sterling for a girl’s basketball game.

It happened at the intersection of north Freeport Road and Route 52 near Polo. Three coaches and 29 students were on board the bus. Police say 19 students were injured, one of them seriously.

The injured have been taken to area hospitals for mostly minor injuries. Right now, there's no cause given for the roll over. We'll have more information as it becomes available.