**Updated** Driver injured after school bus hits transport truck in Cape Breton

**Updated at 12:26 p.m.**

The RCMP say a school bus driver has been transported to hospital via LifeFlight with serious injuries after a collision with a trailer on Highway 105 in Cape Breton.

There were 11 students on the bus when the vehicle hit the trailer just after 8 a.m.on Friday near the crest of Kelly's Mountain, but their injuries were limited to bumps and bruises.

Police say the trailer had been left partially in the roadway overnight.

The driver was trapped in the vehicle and had to be removed by emergency crews.

RCMP say Highway 105 is currently closed in both directions, and traffic is being diverted.