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Pinellas Park PSTA bus crash sends 14 to hospital

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Investigators say it happened around 8:37 a.m. on 49th Street just north of 82nd Ave. N. Photos courtesy Jeaniene Harlow Investigators say it happened around 8:37 a.m. on 49th Street just north of 82nd Ave. N. Photos courtesy Jeaniene Harlow
Investigators say it happened around 8:37 a.m. on 49th Street just north of 82nd Ave. N. Photos courtesy Jeaniene Harlow Investigators say it happened around 8:37 a.m. on 49th Street just north of 82nd Ave. N. Photos courtesy Jeaniene Harlow
Investigators say it happened around 8:37 a.m. on 49th Street just north of 82nd Ave. N. Photos courtesy Jeaniene Harlow Investigators say it happened around 8:37 a.m. on 49th Street just north of 82nd Ave. N. Photos courtesy Jeaniene Harlow
PINELLAS PARK, FL (WFLA) - 13 passengers on a Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority bus were taken to local hospitals after a pickup truck rear-ended the bus in Pinellas Park on Monday morning.

Investigators say it happened around 8:37 on 49th Street just north of 82nd Ave. N.

Both vehicles were traveling northbound in the curb lane when the bus stopped to pick up or drop off passengers and the truck hit the rear of the bus.

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The driver of the truck was also transported to a hospital. All injuries are described as minor, according to Pinellas Park Police.

The accident caused traffic delays on 49th Street.

Charges against the truck driver are pending, according to police.

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