The van was carrying two Fox Chapel Area School District students.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

SHALER TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – Two people were taken to the hospital after a school van crashed in Shaler Township.

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It happened Tuesday afternoon on Route 8.

The van, carrying two Fox Chapel Area School District students, flipped over, leaving scrapes up and down the driver’s side.

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A man smashed one of the back windows to help children and the driver to get out.

A statement from the district says two people were taken to the hospital, “and we will keep those members of the community in our thoughts.”

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One of the people injured was the driver, who appeared to have minor injuries, according to a Good Samaritan on the scene who helped rescue the man from the vehicle.