Update: 2 teens taken to hospital after near collision with school bus

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SHAWNEE COUNTY (KSNT) – An 18- and a 17-year-old female were transported to a local hospital following a single-vehicle rollover crash on S.W. 53rd Street near S.W. Fairlawn Road this morning.

Alexia Parsons, 18, and her 17-year-old passenger were traveling eastbound on S.W. 53rd Street near S.W. Fairlawn Road in a 1994 Toyota Camry when Parsons, according to Sheriff Brian Hill, failed to stop at a stop sign. In order to avoid a collision with a school bus, Parsons ran off the road to the north and rolled down an embankment.

Both of them were able to get out of the vehicle before emergency crews arrived.

The crash remains under investigation.

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