At least six children from nursery and primary schools in the Berbice area had to be rushed to the Georgetown Hospital with multiple injuries following an early morning accident involving mini-buses.
Other children were treated at hospitals in the Berbice area.
The accident occurred early this morning in the Rising Sun community, on the West Coast of Berbice, during rush hour. The children were being taken to school at the time of the crash.
Concerned parents rushed to the scene and the hospital in the area after receiving news of the accident. The drivers are assisting the Police with the investigations.