Route 168 closed in Suffield after 21 injured in crash

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SUFFIELD -- Suffield police said there was a serious crash involving a truck and a bus on Mountain Road (Route 168) between North and South Stone streets in Suffield Tuesday morning just before 6 a.m.

Multiple injuries have been reported and the road is closed.

Police posted a picture of a white pickup that appeared to have struck a red school bus. The bus was off the road straddling the guardrail. Police said the bus was carrying tobacco workers and multiple ambulances responded to the scene. All of the tobacco workers are over the age of 18.

Police said around 21 people were taken to local area hospitals for various minor injuries. None of the injuries appear life threatening.

Suffield Police, EMS, and fire departments are still on the scene and the accident remains under investigation.