BUFFALO, NY-- Buffalo Police are investigating an accident involving a school bus.

The accident happened just before 8am at the intersection of Clinton and Hickory streets.

Police say a vehicle was traveling eastbound on Clinton when it struck the bus. The 36-year-old driver told police she didn't see that the traffic light was red due to the sun. She attempted to swerve, but struck the school bus that was traveling on Hickory.

Five people were hurt, three were transported to Women and Children's Hospital. The driver of the car was also hurt. No charges have been filed at this time.

Buffalo Police are investigating an accident involving a car and school bus at the intersection of Clinton and Hickory streets. (Photo: WGRZ)