Children reportedly trapped in school bus after crash as police close road

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Children have become trapped after a school bus overturned.

Officers were attending the incident and had closed a stretch of Meadow Lane in North Hykeham, Lincolnshire police said.

Parents reported that their children are trapped on the vehicle while emergency services work on recovering the bus.

In a statement, Lincolnshire Police said: "Emergency services are currently attending reports of an overturned school bus on Meadow Lane, North Hykeham. The road is closed."

A message from police was also sent to parents asking them not to attend the scene.

"We ask that any parents/guardians understandably concerned do not attend the scene and instead go to St. Christopher's School on Hykeham Road which will be used as a rendezvous point."

They added: "No serious injuries have been reported after a school bus overturned in North Hykeham, near Lincoln."

Firefighters attended the scene but downgraded to just one engine, they are currently on site assisting the police with scene safety.

Emergency services reportedly didn't witness any trapped children when they arrived.

A from the fire service read: "Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue were called to this at 8.32.

"We just have one crew from Lincoln South on the scene who are assisting Lincolnshire Police with scene safety."

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