12 injured when bus collides with semi in Florida

FHP investigates crash near Mayo, Fla.

Several are injured in a crash involving a bus and a semi in north Florida. (Joe McLean, Copyright 2022 by WJXT-TV/News4Jax - All rights reserved.)

MAYO, Fla. – A crash involving a semitruck and a bus Friday morning in north-central Florida sent 12 people to hospitals in Gainesville and Live Oak, WJXT-TV reported.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the semi was heading west on CR-354 near Mayo in Lafayette County and ran a stop sign. A bus with 39 migrant workers onboard was heading north on SR-51 and broadsided the semi.

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According to the FHP, the impact caused the semi to flip, and the trailer separated from the rig.

The victims suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, troopers said.

The FHP said the truck driver will be cited.


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