Polk County

Person hospitalized after crash involving school bus in Polk County

POLK COUNTY, Fla. — Polk County Fire Rescue crews responded to a violent crash involving a school bus Monday morning.

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Officials said the crash happened around 7:38 a.m. near the intersection of Winter Lake and Bradbury roads, near Winter Haven.

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The school bus suffered damage to its rear end and the other car involved was heavily damaged.

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Officials said one person was transported with non-life-threatening injuries to a hospital.

It’s unclear what led to the crash and if speed was a factor.

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Deputies with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the crash.

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