Durant High Students Hit While Crossing Road
The driver passed a stopped school bus, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – Three students from Durant High School were injured this morning (Jan. 26) when they were hit while trying to cross a road to get on a school bus, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Two of the students, ages 15 and 17, were taken to Brandon Hospital where they were listed in stable condition. The third, age 17, complained of a sprained ankle and was driven from the scene by his parents.
Christian Carlsen, 18, the driver of the SUV that hit the teens, was issued a civil citation for failed to stop for school bus when stop signal displayed.
The crash happened about 6:30 a.m. Hillsborough County school bus #4568 stopped in the southbound lane of Miller Road, to pick up Durant students near the intersection of Miller and Bonterra Boulevard. The driver of the school bus activated the bus stop lights and signs to stop traffic, but Carlsen failed to stop and hit the three, deputies said.
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