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2 teens splashed with hot oil after food truck gets hit by New Haven school bus

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash that injured two teenagers Wednesday afternoon.

The wreck happened on Grand Avenue.

Officers said occupants in the food truck were splashed with hot cooking oil after the collision. The pair was taken to the Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital.

Their identities are unknown.

Officers said 15 kids from Mauro-Sheridan Interdistrict Magnet School were on the bus and are OK.

“It just hope the kids that got splattered with the grease are okay,” said Nakita, whose daughter was on the bus. “As soon as I pulled up and I seen them from the head up … they got severely hurt, like … and I just hope that you know, whoever is watching, pray for them and just make sure that they’re all right.”

Police have not said what led up to the collision.

Grand Avenue between Poplar Street and Blatchley Avenue was closed during the investigation.

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