• October 17, 2019

3 Injured in Avon Park, FL School Bus Accident on East Cornell Street

Avon Park, FL -- October 15, 2019, at least three people were injured resulting from an accident where a pickup and a school bus collided head-on.

Authorities with the Highlands County Sheriff's Department responded to the crash scene. They said it happened along East Cornell Street in the afternoon hours of Tuesday.

According to initial reports, an F-150 and a school bus were traveling in opposite directions along the roadway. Police claim the pickup crashed head-on into the school bus.

Following this, one student required transport to a hospital for a leg injury. Two others in the pickup were also taken to a hospital. Other students on the bus had reportedly minor injuries.

At this time, the exact factors leading to the crash remain under investigation. Additional details remain unclear.


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