Mount Prospect police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:45 a.m. Friday to Algonquin and Dempster to a report of a crash involving a school bus and three other vehicles. A motorist reported that the exhaust from the bus was entering a black Chevy Malibu — causing a hazard. One person reporting a neck and/or head injury. All students being ‘accounted for.’
Police arrived first and reported a total of four vehicles crashed.
Elk Grove Township firefighter/paramedics assisted Mount Prospect firefighter/paramedics.
Arlington Heights police assisted Mount Prospect Police Department — blocking eastbound Algonquin Road near Briarwood.
One lane of eastbound Algonquin Road was opened at about 8:30 a.m. Friday.
The bus was carrying 11 students to Holmes Junior High School at 1900 West Lonnquist Blvd in Mount Prospect.