Seventeen people including eight children were rushed to Nausori Health Centre yesterday afternoon after the bus they were traveling in veered off the road at Kiuva in Tailevu.
Three of them were then later taken to CWM Hospital for further treatment while the rest were seen by the doctor and released.
All victims from Naivakacau village in Tailevu were returning from a picnic trip in Naselai beach when the incident occurred.
It is alleged the driver lost control of the bus, veered off the road resulting in the accident.
The 48-year-old driver is in custody as investigations continue.