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Bus carrying North Tonawanda softball team involved in accident

A school bus carrying the North Tonawanda High School girls softball team was involved in three-vehicle accident Thursday on the I-190 in Cheektowaga, south of the Dingens Street exit, according to State Police.

No serious injuries were reported in the accident,which occurred shortly before 4 p.m.

State Police said the bus, which was carrying students to a softball game, was traveling in the far right lane when the driver of another vehicle traveling in the center lane was cut off and forced to slam on her brakes. That vehicle was rear-ended by yet another vehicle and forced the driver into the path of the school bus.

State Police said there were complaints of minor pain by the bus driver and the softball coach aboard the bus, but they both declined immediate medical attention.

No charges have been lodged in the accident.