TOMS RIVER - Two students were taken to the hospital following a school bus crash on Old Freehold Road in Toms River.

Authorities say the incident occurred while the school bus was traveling southbound on the road at about 2 pm. They say the school bus rear-ended another vehicle.

The two students from Toms River Intermediate School were taken to the Community Medical Center with minor injuries. The driver and two passengers in the other vehicle were also transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Old Freehold Road was closed for about an hour between Chestnut and Walnut streets.