Students injured, 1 driver dead in 3-car crash involving school bus

UPDATE: 43 students sent to the hospital following crash>>>> 

ORONDO, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say students were injured in a collision involving a school bus and a truck in north central Washington.

Washington State Patrol Trooper Darren Wright told Wenatchee radio station KPQ there were multiple injuries in the Thursday crash involving a box truck, passenger car and school bus for the Orondo School District.

The crash took place about 8:30 a.m. on Highway 97 about five miles north of Orondo.

The injured students have been taken to Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.