About 15 children suffered minor injuries in a school bus accident Wednesday afternoon in Burlington County, police said.

The accident, which involved a car, occurred just after 3 p.m. on westbound Route 38 west of South Church Street in Moorestown, police said. The 5 children complaining of pain were transported to area hospitals to be evaluated, police said.

The highway was cleared for traffic in both directions around 4:30 p.m.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.