No serious injuries reported after school bus flips near Birmingham

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — No serious injuries are being reported after a school bus overturned near Birmingham.

Jefferson County sheriff's officials say a bus carrying 50 students toppled over on to its side on the shoulder of Alabama 79 near Pinson around 3 p.m. Friday.

Authorities believe the accident happened as the driver was trying to pull off the road and the bus slipped into a ditch.

Ten people were taken to Children's of Alabama with minor injuries. The 40 other students were taken to a middle school on a second bus.

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