Nobody was seriously injured in the incident

Eight children were taken to hospital after a bus crash in Donegal this morning.

Nobody was seriously injured in the crash, which happened at around 8.20am.

The bus - which had 20 passengers on board - was traveling to Deele College and Royal & Prior School in Raphoe.

It crashed into a van at Carrickmore, near Lifford.

The driver of the van received minor injuries in the incident. 

Bus Éireann, gardaí and the HSA are investigating.

Inspector Michael Harris told Highland Radio it could have been a lot worse: