A SCHOOL bus has crashed in the United States, killing multiple children and injuring dozens more.
The bus was almost split in half when it left the road, flipped onto its side and slid into a tree in the Brainerd area of Chattanooga, in southeastern Tennessee.
It’s understood 35 elementary students were on board the bus at the time.
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Authorities say at least 23 children ranging from kindergarten age through to fifth grade have been transported to hospitals with various injuries.
There are unconfirmed reports six children, possibly as many as 12, may have been killed in the horrific crash.
The Chattanooga Fire Department has confirmed multiple fatalities, however, the exact number is yet to be revealed.
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Here is the latest on the Chattanooga bus crash. Multiple elementary school aged children have died. Heartbreaking situation: pic.twitter.com/wpZWqTUmjq
— Chris Conte (@chrisconte) November 21, 2016