School bus crashes near Marysville; 2 children hurt

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MARYSVILLE, Wash. - Two children hit their heads when a school bus and a semitruck crashed near Marysville.

The crash occurred on Highway 9 at 84th Street shortly after 9 a.m.

Both an 8-year-old and a 6-year-old hit their heads during the crash and were  transported to the hospital as a precaution, according to the Mukilteo School District.

The Washington State Patrol said their injuries were minor.  The driver was not hurt.

See photos of the crash here.

The two children were the only passengers on the bus.

WSP said the school bus was unable to stop in time and hit the semitruck from behind.  The front end of the bus was damaged and it's windshield smashed.

The Washington State Department of Transportation said northbound SR 9 is closed during the investigation.

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