School bus, vehicle crash in Orlando

Published On: Feb 24 2014 09:31:57 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 24 2014 12:47:03 PM EST

Local 6's Kala Rama reports on a collision between a Bridgewater Middle School bus and a PT cruiser.


Several people were injured Monday when a vehicle and a school bus crashed in Orlando.

The wreck happened around 8:50 a.m. at Winter Garden Vineland Road and Mystic Circle as the bus was headed to Bridgewater Middle School in Winter Garden.

Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Kim Montes said the bus made a left turn from the Abaco Key apartments into oncoming traffic and was struck by a PT Cruiser.

The driver of the PT Cruiser and nine students were taken to a hospital with minor injuries, officials said. 

Bus driver Linda Rickerson, 55, was ticketed for violation of right of way, according to FHP.

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