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Tampa School Bus is Hit by Two Trucks

BY Barbara Ann Kelley, CBSTampa.com
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File photo of school bus. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

File photo of school bus. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

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TOWN ‘N’ COUNTRY, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – Tuesday afternoon, 50 Hillsborough County parents got an unexpected scare: their children’s school bus was involved in a crash.

According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, the students from Web Middle school were on a school bus when it collided with two pickup trucks at Pinehust Drive and W. Waters Avenue in Town ‘n’ County around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The accident report states that three students were injured in the collision.

The children and their bus driver were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Deputies say one of the drivers of the pickup trucks possibly suffered a medical event and which caused their truck to rear-end the other and pushed into the path of the school bus.

The drivers of both pick-up trucks were also taken to the hospital.

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