Category: school bus

Child killed at bus stop

A 10-year-old boy died Tuesday morning after he was struck by a pickup truck at a Clermont bus stop that angry parents and neighbors say has been dangerous for years.“It was an accident waiting to happen and something needs to be done to make this bus stop, and probably many others, safer for the kids,”

Bus backs over, kills 20-year-old

PLANT CITYBus backs over, kills 20-year-oldA woman was killed Wednesday after being struck by a school bus about to start its route, police said. The Hillsborough County School District bus was being backed out of a field in the 600 block of E Cherry Street at about 5:30 a.m. when it hit 20-year-old Isabel Martinez,

Minor injuries in bus vs. car Friday

KATHIE COLGROVENCR ReporterA Nassau County school bus transporting 27 students collided with a car in Callahan Friday morning.Two of the students complained of minor injuries. The crash occurred just after 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of ยท Mickler Street and Second Avenue as the bus was traveling to West Nassau High School. Following the collision,

School bus involved in accident

School bus involved in accidentRoger R. WestLast Thursday started out as anyother normal school day for 12-yearoldJessica Hartman of Hilliard,however that all changed in a blink ofthe eye. Her school bus stopped on US1 in front of Buford Grove BaptistChurch. As she made her way onto thebus and preceded down the aisle to herseat, a

“School bus hits SUV, two transported, no one on bus hurt”

SEBRING – The Florida Highway Patrol investigated a crash between a Highlands County school bus carrying more than 30 children and a Ford Explorer on Thursday afternoon. Two people in the Ford were transported to Florida Hospital Heartland, according to Lance Duvall, supervisor with the Highlands County Emergency Medical Services. “There was no mention of

“FHP searching for woman who took off after hitting school bus”

PINELLAS COUNTY — Four children on a school bus got a jolt during the ride to school Friday morning. Officials say a woman slammed into the back of their school bus on McMullen Booth Road at the railroad tracks just south of 590. She boarded the bus to check on the children and then high-tailed

A motorcyclist died after colliding with a Lee County school bus in Fort Myers

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that the bus, driven by 68-year-old John Donohue, turned left in front of 57-year-old Robert Cook’s bike on Tuesday. The bus hit the 1986 Harley Davidson motorcycle, and Cook died at the scene. Donohue was not injured, and no students were on the bus. FHP reports that charges are pending