**Updated** Three students injured after a bus leaves the road in Pictou County

**Updated at 11:42 a.m.**

A school bus went off the road near West Pictou Consolidated School Monday afternoon, sending three students to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

RCMP say the incident happened at the intersection of Highway 376 and Stewart Road.

Police say the bus had been making a turn and had slid into the ditch.

Nine children were aboard the bus at the time, and none were seriously injured.

The News reports the  students were assessed by paramedics, and the three who bumped their heads were sent for further evaluation.

(With files from The News)