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Walsingham Elementary student injured in Pinellas school bus crash

LARGO — An elementary school student suffered minor injuries and was hospitalized in a Tuesday morning crash involving a school bus with 35 students on board, according to Largo Fire Rescue.

The crash happened about 6:54 a.m. on 66 Street N under the U.S. 19 overpass.

The bus was heading to Walsingham Elementary School, according to fire rescue officials.

The student, about 9 years old, was on the bus looking out the window when another vehicle and the bus collided. He hit his head and was taken to Largo Medical Center with very minor injuries.

The bus had 35 students and one assistant on board, said Melanie Marquez, a spokeswoman with Pinellas County schools.

No other information was immediately available.

Walsingham Elementary student injured in Pinellas school bus crash 03/13/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 12:20pm]
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