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1 Dead and 9 Injured in School Bus Accident

Jasjit Mundh2 years ago

Last Thursday, a three-vehicle crash in Florida involving a school bus left one person dead and 9 people injured.

About the School Bus Accident

According to Fox 4 Now, the accident occurred around 3 p.m. at the intersection of US-41 and Old 41 in Fort Meyers, Florida.

A Chevy SUV had stopped behind traffic at the intersection, and the school bus, filled with 32 students from Island Coast High School, stopped behind the SUV. A Toyota Highlander then struck the back of the bus.

Eight children and the bus driver were transported to Lee Memorial Hospital for minor injuries. The driver of the Highlander, Robert Frost, 68, was transported to the hospital as well but later died from his injuries. The couple in the SUV was not harmed.

It has been reported that speed played a role in the accident and that Frost was not wearing a seatbelt.

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