No one hurt in school bus accident in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's

A school bus and a car collided just before 9 a.m. on Friday in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, just outside St. John's.

1 student on bus when accident happened, RNC investigating

There was only minor damage to the bus, but the car ended up in a ditch and needed to be towed from the scene. (Fred Hutton/CBC)

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary is investigating an accident Friday morning involving a school bus that was carrying one young student. 

It happened just after 8:30 a.m. in Windsor Heights in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's. 

While there is no word on what cause the collision, a compact car ended up in the ditch and had to be towed away.

The bus did not sustain any significant damage. The lone student onboard and the driver were both uninjured, according to the chief of the town's volunteer fire department.

He said the driver of the car wasn't hurt either.

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Fred Hutton works with CBC's bureau in St. John's.