Updated 4:53 p.m. to reflect that at least five people have been reported as injured. Original reports stated three people, those airlifted, as the only injuries.
At least five people have been injured, three of whom were airlifted to a St. Louis hospital, after a school bus accident in rural eastern Missouri.
The accident happened this afternoon in Belgrade, Mo., about 80 miles southwest of St. Louis.
It involved a bus carrying students in the Valley R-6 School District in Washington County.