Published: Aug 28, 2014 2:58 PM EDT
Updated: Aug 28, 2014 5:50 PM EDT

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- The driver of the SUV that crashed into a bus from Island Coast High School on US 41 has died.

Officials say the school bus was stopped at a red light when the SUV slammed into the back of the bus at a high rate of speed.

The driver of the SUV was taken to Lee Memorial where he later died.

8 students and the school bus driver were also transported to the hospital with minor injuries.