9 injured in van, Lynx bus crash in Pine Castle

7 bus riders taken to Orlando-area hospitals


PINE CASTLE, Fla. – A van and a Lynx bus crashed in Pine Castle on Friday, injuring nine people, officials said.

The crash happened around 1:40 p.m. on South Orange Blossom Trail at Duskin Avenue.

Orange County Fire Rescue tweeted that nine bus riders were hurt in the crash, seven of whom were taken to area hospitals.

Video from Local 6 helicopter Sky 6 showed a black van crashed into the back of a Lynx bus.  At least two people were taken away on stretchers, video showed.

Traffic was backed up in the area.