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School band members injured in bus accident

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ST. MARYS, Ga. (AP) — A bus carrying high school band members flipped onto its side on I-95 on Friday, injuring 24 people, two critically.

The band from Massey Hill Classical High School in Fayetteville, N.C., was heading to a competition in Orlando, Fla.

The bus was the only vehicle involved in the crash, which happened on a dry road about 6:30 a.m. about half a mile north of the Florida line. The traveling group included a second bus, plus teachers and parents in four or five cars, said detective Chuck Byerly of the Camden County Sheriff's Department.

Many of the students were sleeping when the bus flipped, smashing a guardrail and sliding on its side for about 300 feet.