• Zellwood driver who crashed into Lynx bus had suspended license


    ZELLWOOD, Fla. - A crash involving a Lynx bus and at least one other vehicle shut down North Orange Blossom Trail in Zellwood on Monday afternoon, according to Florida Highway Patrol troopers.

    Four patients were treated, according to Orange County Fire Rescue.

    Two people in the car, including 22-year-old driver Nathaniel Lewis,  were transported with serious injuries.

    One person in the car that struck the bus was taken by helicopter to Orlando Regional Medical Center.

    At least one patient was trapped in the car.

    Two passengers from the Lynx bus were transported with minor injuries.

    The accident happened between Washington and Robinson streets.

    Orange County Fire Rescue said the car was traveling southbound on Orange Blossom Trail and hit the Lynx bus while it had stopped to off-load a passenger at a bus stop.

    Lewis did not see the stopped Lynx bus for unknown reasons, OCFR said. Lewis was ticketed for careless driving and driving on a suspended license.

    Traffic was routed onto side streets to get around the accident scene while investigators and rescue crews worked at the scene.

    By 5:30 p.m., all lanes had reopened.

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