School bus clips car in Clay County


Published: Thursday, March 1, 2007 at 12:49 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, March 1, 2007 at 12:49 p.m.

No students were injured in a crash involving a school bus in Clay County near the Keystone Heights city limits Thursday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

A school bus, traveling north on Hilltop Street, struck a car headed east on Nightingale Street, troopers reported. The crash occurred at about 6 a.m.

Eight people were passengers on board the school bus, according to troopers. None were injured in the crash. The car's occupants, a 24-year-old woman and a 5-year-old child, had minor injuries.

Seven passengers on the bus were elementary and high school-aged children, said FHP Lt. Bill Leeper. The eighth, a Keystone Heights woman, works as a school aide.

Troopers cited the bus driver for violation of right of way.

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