School bus, car crash in Rhawnhurst

A 5-year-old girl was taken to a hospital for observation after a school bus accident Thursday afternoon in the city's Rhawnhurst section, police said.

Around 4 p.m. at Rhawn and Loretto Streets, the bus was involved in an accident with a private automobile, police said. The girl was the only child on the bus and was taken to Aria Health-Torresdale Campus. The bus driver was not hurt.

The driver of the automobile also was taken to the hospital for observation. The cause of the accident was under investigation. - Robert Moran