Florida School Bus Involved in Crash With Deputy Cruiser: Reports
A deputy cruiser in Florida was involved in a crash with a school bus on Tuesday morning, Oct. 24, officials said.
According to ABC Action News, the cruiser rear-ended the bus, which was carrying seven students, in Thonotosassa. It took place after 6 a.m. local time on Main Street, near Harney Road.
The school bus was transporting students from Armwood High School in Seffner when the unmarked Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputy cruiser hit the vehicle.
One student complained of a neck injury and will be looked at by medical personnel, ABC reported.
Here's a snapshot of the crash – school bus versus deputy vehicle. Main St @ Bunk House Lane in Thonotosassa. pic.twitter.com/XbqvMhCn1f
— Tampa Bay Traffic (@TampaBayTraffic) October 24, 2017
Thonotosassa: EB Main @ Bunk House. Hills. Co. deputy rear ended school bus. 12 Armwood High students on board. 1 transported for precaution pic.twitter.com/7RK5Lc3yun
— Leslee Lacey (@LesleeLacey) October 24, 2017
WFLA reported that four other students were waiting to get on the bus when the collision occurred.
The deputy, meanwhile, suffered minor injuries and wasn’t hospitalized.
Other details have not been released in the incident.