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Five injured, one seriously, as school bus collides with car in Hudson

HUDSON — A school bus and a small car were involved in a crash early Wednesday, sending the two drivers to the hospital and leaving three students with minor injuries, according to Pasco County Fire Rescue.

The crash took place at Kitten Trail and Oakwood Lane. Emergency crews arrived at the scene at about 7:55 a.m.

The driver of the car had to be extricated from the wreck by firefighters and taken to a local hospital. The driver was listed as a "trauma patient" because of the extent of their injuries.

Three students and the bus driver suffered minor injuries, officials said. The bus driver was also taken to a hospital. The three students were released into the care of their parents.

The crash left both directions of traffic closed on Kitten Trail for several hours.

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