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Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Marion County school bus carrying 16 children involved in crash on SW 103rd Street

A Marion County school bus carrying 16 students was involved in a crash on Wednesday afternoon.

Shortly before the accident, a Lincoln Corsair was traveling westbound on SW 103rd Street behind the Marion County school bus, according to the Florida Highway Patrol incident report.

FHP stated that the school bus stopped near the intersection of SW 75th Terrace to unload students at 2:45 p.m. The driver of the Lincoln Corsair failed to stop, and the front of the SUV collided with the rear of the school bus.

There were no injuries reported.

The driver of the SUV, a 69-year-old woman from Ocala, was charged with careless driving, according to the FHP report.