Volusia County

Driver, student taken to hospital after car slams into school bus in Daytona Beach

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A driver needed to be rescued after they were trapped inside their car after running into the back of a school bus in Daytona Beach.


Officials said the crash happened at around 7:11 a.m. on West International Speedway Boulevard, near Fire Tower Road.

The school bus had stopped to pick up passengers when the car ran into the back of it, officials said.

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First responders said the doors of the car were stuck closed and the driver had to be extricated.

The driver of the car was declared a trauma alert and taken to a hospital, paramedics said.

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Officials said there were no injuries on the bus, however, one child was taken to a hospital for evaluation.

Volusia County deputies said 33 students were on the school bus at the time of the crash.

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