Injuries reported in Sarasota school bus crash, special needs students on board

Posted at 10:01 AM, Apr 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-11 22:55:05-04

The Florida Highway Patrol is currently investigating a crash involving a school bus and two passenger vans.

According to Sarasota Schools, seven students and two adults have been taken to the hospital, with non-life threatening injuries.  One child was taken away as a trauma alert.

Initial reports: 7 students & 2 adults to hospital for observation, no life threatening injuries at Proctor Rd area bus accident.



The crash happened at Proctor and Gantt Road on Tuesday morning.

The Sarasota County School District told ABC Action News there were students on the bus from Oak Park School, a special needs school, located at 7285 Proctor Road. 

The students range from Pre-K to age 22.

Action Air 1 is flying to the scene.

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