Two Adair County students are recovering after a van slammed into their school bus Tuesday afternoon.  The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. when the bus was stopped in a work zone on Highway 6 near the Chariton River bridge.

According to the highway patrol, the driver of the van, Cindy Bell, 25, of Kirksville, refused treatment for moderate injuries.Authorities say two passengers on the bus, Ashlyn Billington, 15, and Emily Reardon, 16, both of Novinger, received minor injuries.  They were transported to Northeast Regional Medical Center.