Tuesday, September 18, 2012

SUV Crashes With Brevard County School Bus

MELBOURNE, Florida -- The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting that an SUV collided with a Brevard County Public Schools bus on Aurora Road in Melbourne, Florida around 8:25 a.m. today.


18-year-old Brianna Sluder of Melbourne, Florida was driving a 2002 KIA SUV eastbound on Aurora Road while a big yellow school bus with flashing lights was stopped to pick-up children at their bus stop facing east.


FHP says that Sluder stated that she was not paying attention an ran into the back of the school bus.


There were 22 children on the bus at the time of the crash.  One child was transported to Wuesthoff  Melbourne with minor injuries.  No other injuries were reported.