17 hurt after crash involving 3 school buses in unincorporated Libertyville

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UNINCORPORATED LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. — Seventeen people were taken to the hospital after a crash involving three buses in unincorporated Libertyville.

The accident happened at about 11 a.m. Thursday at Route 137 and River Road.

Police said a dump truck crashed into the back of one of the buses as they slowed for traffic, causing a chain reaction, with the buses rear-ending one another.

The buses were carrying a total of 144 campers and camp counselors from the North Suburban YMCA Summer Camp in Northbrook.

All 17 transports were for minor injuries.

Police said the truck driver is likely to be cited.


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