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School bus crashes with 41 students on board in the Arlington area; four people transported

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Updated: 8/20/2013 8:43 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Duval County school bus carrying 41 students collided with a vehicle Tuesday morning in the Arlington area.
 
Fire officials said there were no serious injuries but four people were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

According to state Department of Education records sent to us from the school district, the driver, whose name was not released, has two prior citations, one in 2003 for an improper turn and one in 1989 for speeding. No other details were provided.

Student Transportation of America issued this statement:
        "We are thankful that there were no serious injuries to the students and bus driver involved in this morning’s accident in Jacksonville. We are cooperating fully with the Jacksonville Police Department’s investigation. Safety is our first and most important priority. We remind all motorists that school now is back in session and to always be extra vigilant around school buses."

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1country - 8/20/2013 10:48 AM
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could be the bus ran the stop sign !

nativejax - 8/20/2013 8:17 AM
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SCHOOL IS OPEN, people...'look around, slow down'..Cars, people and children are everywhere. There is NO EXCUSE for this many bus related crashes already in only 2 DAYS!
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