School bus struck by malfunctioning railroad crossing arm

- A school bus occupied by students was damaged today by a railroad track crossing arm in the South Los Angeles area, but no one was hurt, authorities said.

Firefighters were sent to the 1700 block of East 55th Street about 7:40 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The crossing arm went through the bus side windows and was removed by firefighters using rotary saws.

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