A CSSU school bus hit a tree on Route 116, north of Hinesburg, at about 3:30 in the afternoon on May 18. Two were injured. Photo courtesy of WCAX Channel 3

Chittenden South Supervisory Union Chief Operation Officer Bob Mason said 23 students were involved in a single school bus accident on Route 116, north of Hinesburg, at about 3:30 in the afternoon on May 18.

Two students required medical attention for minor injuries. Students were transported back to the CVU campus and parents were contacted. All students were seen by medical personnel before being released, Mason said.

The school bus driver is reported to have veered off of the right-hand side of the road to avoid another vehicle and subsequently struck a tree. Initial reports indicate that the bus driver was not distracted. The accident in under investigation by the Hinesburg Police Department.