Traffic Crash Involving School Bus

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WHEN: 6/7/2013, 5:58 a.m.

WHERE: Nebraska Avenue North at Palm Avenue East, Tampa

DETAILS: The driver of the Acura was traveling northbound on Nebraska Avenue when she ran the red light at Nebraska Avenue and Palm Avenue. She hit the right side of the Hillsborough County School District bus which was traveling eastbound on Palm Avenue. The bus continued approximately 50 feet east on Palm Avenue before overturning on its roof and into the property located on the south side of Palm Avenue (Centro Astariaro, 1913 North Nebraska Avenue). There were two students, an aide, and the driver. There were no injuries. One student was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital as a precaution. The driver of the Acura was also uninjured.