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Bus crash in Maryland sends 17 to hospital

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A bus carrying 26 people in Maryland has veered off a road, sending 17 passengers to area hospitals with minor injuries.

The Regional Transit Bus crash occurred about 8:40 p.m. Saturday in Anne Arundel County, which is south of Baltimore.

The bus crashed through a guardrail and came to rest in a wooded area.

Investigators say a Toyota Corolla cutoff the bus before the accident.

Two people riding in the car were also taken to the hospital.

Authorities say alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.

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