Geneva school bus crash sends driver, 3 students to hospital, troopers say

School district said bus was heading from Hagerty High School when hit by truck

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SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A bucket truck struck a Seminole County Public Schools bus, causing it to hit another truck in Geneva, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The school district said the crash happened at County Road 426 and FL-46 Tuesday afternoon.

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Troopers said the bucket truck hit the right side of the school bus, causing the back right side of the bus to then hit the front of a pickup truck.

FHP said there were three students on the school bus along with the driver. The driver and two of the students, both 16-year-old girls, were taken to the hospital, troopers said. According to a crash report, the third student’s family took him to the hospital.

Seminole County Public Schools said the bus was traveling from Hagerty High School.

The crash remains under investigation.

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