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School bus, vehicle crash on Gandy bridge

Emergency services were on the scene of a crash between a school bus and this vehicle on the Gandy Bridge early Wednesday. [St. Petersburg Fire Rescue]

Emergency services were on the scene of a crash between a school bus and this vehicle on the Gandy Bridge early Wednesday. [St. Petersburg Fire Rescue]

ST. PETERSBURG — Emergency services were on the scene of a crash between a school bus and a minivan on the Gandy Bridge early Wednesday.

The crash was reported about 8:30 a.m. A Florida Highway Patrol spokesman said the bus was privately owned, and no students were on board.

The vehicle's driver had to be extricated and was taken to a nearby hospital, St. Petersburg Fire Rescue spokesman Lt. Steve Lawrence said.

Emergency medical services were blocking the bridge in the eastbound direction about 9 a.m.

School bus, vehicle crash on Gandy bridge 08/13/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 10:44am]

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