No children were injured
Six people have been killed and a further ten injured after a school bus crashed into a Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA) bus earlier this morning in Baltimore, Maryland.
The driver of the school bus died along with five passengers on the MTA bus. No students were travelling on the school bus at the time.
UPDATE: There were no children on the school bus, however, there are six fatalities. We will brief soon.— Baltimore Police (@BaltimorePolice) November 1, 2016
Speaking to the press, Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said "it is a complicated crash scene and it is going to take a lot of resources to get to the bottom of what happened."
"It's important to keep the families in mind and the folks who lost their lives," he added.
The Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan, released the following statement: "The First Lady and I are deeply saddened to hear of the horrific crash this morning in Southwest Baltimore involving a school bus and an MTA bus. Our deepest condolences go out to the victims and their families in the wake of this tragedy."
"We will continue to pray for those who were injured, including the individuals in Shock Trauma, as well as the first responders who worked swiftly and continue to care for the injured."
"Our administration gives our full support to the Baltimore City Police Department as they investigate, and we are prepared to offer any state assistance necessary," he added.