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School bus crash: Dozens of children hospitalised after truck slams into school bus at Bacchus Marsh

A teenager girl has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a truck collided with a school bus in Melbourne’s north west early Wednesday morning.

The truck crashed into the school bus on the Western Freeway, near the intersection of Condons Lane about 3.15am.

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As a result of the impact the bus, carrying 27 female students, four adults and a bus driver, rolled down an embankment.

Twenty six students and four adults were taken to hospital for observation. Credit: 7NEWS
One girl was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries. Credit: 7NEWS
It’s expected there will be major delays on the Western Freeway. Credit: 7NEWS

One teenage girl was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries, while the male truck driver was driven to hospital with serious injuries.

The rest of the students and the four adults were taken to hospital for observation.

The Melbourne-bound lanes of the Western Freeway are expected to remain closed for several hours.

Motorists have been urged to take an alternative route, using either Halletts Way or Gisborne Road to return to the freeway.

P Plater captures the moment her car goes up in flames.

P Plater captures the moment her car goes up in flames.

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