TIMMONSVILLE — The Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a school bus and a tractor-trailer rig in Florence County.

The Morning News of Florence reported (http://bit.ly/yRs7EB) wreck happened about 6:45 a.m. Monday on U.S. 76 outside Timmonsville.

Lance Cpl. Sonny Collins says as many as five people were taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The wreck closed one lane of traffic.

No other details were immediately available.