Bus driver swerves to miss cat, crashes with 26 kids on board in Clay County

MIDDLEBURG, Fla. — A Clay County bus crashed with 26 students on board after a cat ran across the street Wednesday morning, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP said the bus driver, 44, swerved to avoid hitting a cat and subsequently crashed into a mailbox.

The crash happened at 7:45 a.m. at the intersection of Whisper Creek Boulevard and Ravens Trace Lane in Middleburg.

FHP said no injuries were reported.

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