School bus involved in crash in Lakeland; 3 teens injured

Three teenagers and the driver of the other vehicle were injured in a crash on Swindell Rd. in Lakeland.

POLK COUNTY, Fla. -- There is a reported crash involving a school bus at Swindell Road near N. Galloway Road in Lakeland.

The crash occurred around 6:25 a.m. Tuesday morning between the bus and a Chevrolet pickup truck.

According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, the driver of the bus was stopped at the intersection then turned into the path of the oncoming truck headed southbound on N. Galloway Rd. The front of the pickup truck crashed into the left side of the bus.

The bus was carrying 20 Kathleen High School students to class. There were three students on the bus who were transported Lakeland Regional Health for medical treatment of minor injuries.

The driver of the pickup truck was also taken to the hospital for injuries. PCSO said the victim suffered minor injuries.

The bus driver was cited for violation of right-of-way.

Stay with 10News for more from this developing story.

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