FHP: Avoid 66th Street, 51st Avenue N after PSTA bus crash

KENNETH CITY — A Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority bus was rear-ended by another vehicle during Monday afternoon's rush-hour traffic, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The accident was reported around 5:16 p.m. in the area of 66th Street and 51st Avenue N. The driver of the other vehicle was reported to be seriously injured in the crash and was taken to a local hospital, authorities said.

The bus was stopped on southbound 66th Street when it was struck from behind, according to PSTA spokesman Bob Lasher.

There were 10 passengers on the bus, Lasher said, none of whom were injured. But a pregnant passenger was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

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FHP: Avoid 66th Street, 51st Avenue N after PSTA bus crash 03/22/10 [Last modified: Monday, March 22, 2010 7:48pm]

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