SARASOTA (WWSB) - One child was injured Monday when a bus carrying 10 children was involved in an accident.
The bus was located in front of Wilkinson Elementary on Wilkinson Road in Sarasota. According to a police report, the students on board the bus were from The Suncoast School for Innovative Studies. Deputies confirmed one child has been transported to the hospital because the accident may have re-aggravated a previous a knee injury. There have been no other injuries reported.
Florida Highway Patrol says the bus driver rear-ended the car in front of the bus as that driver was slowing down for school traffic.
A student on board the bus tells ABC7 that the driver of the car in front of the bus slowed for a school zone and the bus rear-ended that vehicle. The driver of the school bus, 47-year-old Latoya Brown of Venice, was charged with careless driving.