PASCO COUNTY, FL – A collision involving a bus and a car on Interstate 75 in Pasco County left two people injured, reports WTSP.
The crash happened near State Road 56 early Friday morning at about 12:10 a.m. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of a Pontiac lost control of the car while headed south on I-75.
The Pontiac struck a guardrail, was redirected back into a traffic, and collided with a Greyhound bus traveling south on I-75. As a result of the impact, the bus went over the median, overturned and ended up in the northbound lanes of I-75.
The driver of the Pontiac, a 21-year-old man, was seriously injured while the bus driver, a 45-year-old man, sustained minor injuries. There were no passengers on the bus at the time.
Just after midnight Troopers investigated a 2 vehicle crash involving a Greyhound Bus on I-75 near SR-56. that closed portions of the highway down until 3:05 AM. No passengers aboard the bus, minor injury to the bus driver; serious injury to the sedan driver. pic.twitter.com/XROmOJR9e5
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