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Seven injured in North Port school bus crash Wednesday morning

Six injured in North Port school bus crash
Six injured in North Port school bus crash
Six injured in North Port school bus crash
Posted at 8:54 AM, Nov 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-15 16:57:09-05

UPDATE | North Port police say the driver that crashed into the bus Wednesday morning has been cited.

They say at around 6:40 a.m., the bus was traveling straight on a solid green light at North Toledo Blade Blvd., when a Toyota Camry, that also had a solid green light, turned left into the bus's path, causing the crash.

In the end, 7 people were transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with soreness.

5 of the 7 were students. The School District quickly notified parents about the students involved.

The roadway opened back up at around 9:30 a.m. 

Both Cars were towed.

NORTH PORT, Fla. -- Six people sustained injuries Wednesday morning when a school bus carrying 20 students collided with a car.

It happened at the intersection of Toledo Blade Boulevard and Cranberry Boulevard.

According to North Port Police, the students were headed to North Port High School when the collision happened.

Six people, including the bus driver and the car's driver, were injured, but none of the injuries are serious.

As of 9am, traffic was still backed up on Toledo Blade.  You can monitor live traffic conditions at