Wales emergency: Five children and one man rushed to hospital after school bus collision

The accident involved a school bus and a group of “young pedestrians” in Llanfair Caereinion, central Wales.

There were no passengers on the bus at the time, local police said.

The collision occurred just before 3.30pm on Monday afternoon.

Wales Air Ambulance also attended the scene, according to the Powys County Times.

Dyfed-Powys Police tweeted: “A road traffic collision, involving a school bus & a number of young pedestrians, has occurred on School Lane, just off Neuadd Lane, Llanfair Caereinion.

“The male driver of the bus and five children have been taken to hospital.

“There were no passengers on the bus.”

 

The area around the incident will see disrupted traffic, with diversions in place.

Police have advised motorists to avoid the area if possible.

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