Leon County Officials Helping Victims of Wakulla Bus Crash

FHP: 5 Dead, 24 injured in Bus vs. Semi Accident in Wakulla
Posted at 4:04 PM, Jul 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-04 14:07:12-04

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) - Representatives from the Haitian government visited those injured in the Wakulla County crash Monday. Two dozen people were taken to the hospital and four were killed after a bus and a semi truck collided.

Early Saturday morning, troopers say the bus didn't stop at the Woodville Highway and Highway 98 intersection, and then a semi hit the bus, aboard the bus were migrant farm workers and their families. Both vehicles caught fire and troopers say the truck driver along with three others including a small child died.

Leon county officials are telling us they're helping the patients get back to their families.  They say the Haitian community has been very helpful, volunteering to interpret for the victims.

According to county officials, victims lost all of their possessions.

There are still 12 patients at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, including one in critical and three in serious condition. At Capitol Regional, there are three still in the hospital, all in good condition.