Truck runs red light, hits school bus carrying 25 kids in Sarasota

Sarasota County

FILE – In this Jan. 7, 2015 file photo, public school buses are parked in Springfield, Ill. Once upon a time, finding out how your child was doing in school could require weeks of patience. You waited for the parent-teacher conference, for a return phone call from school if you were concerned and, eventually, for […]

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) – A bus carrying 25 children from Ashton Elementary School was involved in an accident in Sarasota on Tuesday. 

According to the Sarasota County School Board, the crash happened around 3:09 p.m.

The bus was traveling west on Wilkinson Road when a truck traveling south on McIntosh Road ran a red light and hit the bus.

Sarasota County Government Emergency Services said there were no injuries in the crash, but a parent did take their two children to a hospital as a precaution. 

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