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Speeding car hits 5 children, 2 adults at school bus stop in Florida

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Posted at 3:45 PM, Nov 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-01 12:22:33-04

TAMPA, FL (RNN/CNN) - Five children were injured in a crash at a Florida school bus stop Thursday.

The Tampa Bay Times reports that all five were taken to a nearby hospital. One of the kids is in critical condition, said a Tampa police spokesperson told WFLA.

All of the children involved were waiting for their bus to take them to a K-8 school. Three of the children are 6 years old; the other children are 9 and 12.

The driver of the grey Ford Focus stopped a block away from the accident and spoke to police.

None of the names of the people involved have been identified.

Witnesses told the The Tampa Bay Times that the children typically walk to the bus stop together. Two of the victims are sisters.

The Tampa Bay Times reported a Tampa Fire Rescue truck driving to the scene also crashed with another vehicle. Three people from that collision were taken to a hospital.

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TAMPA, FL (RNN) - Five people, including three children, were injured in a crash at a Florida school bus stop Thursday.

WFLA reported that all five were taken to a nearby hospital. One of the kids is in critical condition, said a Tampa police spokesperson.

All of the children involved were waiting for their bus to take them to a K-8 school.

The driver remained at the scene and is being interviewed, Chief Brian Dugan told WFLA.

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