HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Fla. — At least eight people were injured in a crash involving a school bus and a tractor-trailer Wednesday morning.
It happened in Highlands County between Sarasota and Port St Lucie.
The school bus was carrying 29 students when it was struck in the rear by a tractor-trailer just before 8 am.
Florida Highway Patrol reports that two students were airlifted to Tampa General Hospital with serious injuries.
Another hospital reports receiving six patients, including the school bus driver, all with non-life threatening injuries.
Hospital leaders have been notified more patients will be arriving.
They do not know the extent of those injuries at this time.