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Train hits school bus on railway crossing in Germany, after driver evacuated 60 children

The wreckage of a school bus and a train stand on a railway crossing near Buxtehude, northern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. The Train has hit the bus that got stuck on the railway crossing shortly after the bus driver had evacuated around 60 children from the vehicle. (Daniel Reinhardt/dpa via AP)

The wreckage of a school bus and a train stand on a railway crossing near Buxtehude, northern Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. The Train has hit the bus that got stuck on the railway crossing shortly after the bus driver had evacuated around 60 children from the vehicle. (Daniel Reinhardt/dpa via AP)  (The Associated Press)

A train has crashed into a school bus that got stuck on a railway crossing in northern Germany, shortly after the bus driver had evacuated around 60 children from the vehicle.

Police said the engine of the articulated bus stalled as the driver tried to turn right on a narrow road after crossing the railway line in Buxtehude, near Hamburg, on Wednesday morning. The rear section of the bus got stuck on the crossing, and the 23-year-old driver told the children to get out.

All were safe by the time a commuter train arrived at the crossing. Its driver hit the brakes but was unable to avoid a collision. Police said one person who was apparently on board the train was slightly injured.