9 Students Injured in Orlando School Bus Crash | NBC 6 South Florida

9 Students Injured in Orlando School Bus Crash

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    Nine students were hospitalized with minor injuries following a school bus crash in central Florida Monday, authorities said.

    The Florida Highway Patrol said that the bus was heading to Bridgewater Middle School Monday morning when the driver, 55-year-old Linda Rickerson, tried to make a left turn at an Orlando intersection. FHP reported that a PT Cruiser crashed into the side of the bus. The PT Cruiser's driver was also injured.

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    Troopers cited the bus driver with violating the right of way.

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    Uninjured students were released from the scene, and another bus took them to school.