Florida Highway Patrol
Levy County school bus crash

5 students injured, 2 seriously, after truck slams into stopped school bus in Florida

April 1, 2022
The bus had its warning lights on as students were getting ready to disembark, but the truck did not stop.

Five students were injured Wednesday when a truck crashed into the back of a stopped school bus in Levy County, Fla

The Florida Highway Patrol said the school bus activated its flashing red lights as it was getting ready to let students off, but the truck driver failed to stop and hit the back of the bus, reports WCJB-TV

The students attend Yankeetown School in Yankeetown, Fla.

Five students were taken to a local hospital for treatment. Three were released after treatment; two girls were in serious condition after undergoing surgery, WCJB-TV reports.

The bus driver had minor injuries; the truck driver was not injured.

Statement from Levy County School Board (Facebook):

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