BIG LAKE TOWNSHIP - Three people were hurt in a crash involving a car and a school bus.

The Sherburne County Sheriff's department says the incident happened at about 2:30 p.m. yesterday (Thursday) in the 21,300 block of County Road 5 in Big Lake Township.

The bus had 30 passengers on it at the time.  It had come to a stop when it was struck from behind.  After hitting the bus, the car then went into the ditch and hit a tree.

The boy driving the car was airlifted to North Memorial Hospital.  The driver of the bus was 45-year-old Rachelle Bayer of Big Lake.  Bayer, and a student on the bus, were taken to Centracare Hospital in Monticello with minor injuries.