FHP Charges Pinellas School Bus Driver with DUI
The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for a driver who rear-ended the school bus and left the scene.
PINELLAS COUNTY – A school bus driver was charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance after another driver rear-ended the bus, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Dorothy Lynn Burse, 56, of Largo, was charged with one count of DUI, the FHP said.
Troopers said Burse was driving a 2003 school bus that was stopped on 54th Avenue N for a red traffic light at 66th Street. The bus, which was carrying seven middle school students from the Lealman Innovation Academy, was rear-ended by another car, which left the scene. Troopers later arrested Burse.
Anyone with information about the driver or the car that hit the bus is asked to contact the FHP at (813) 631-4020 or Crime Stoppers of Pinellas.
For information about the Florida Highway Patrol, go to flhsmv.gov.
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