Florida Highway Patrol responded Tuesday afternoon to a crash with injuries involving a school bus and an SUV on Lee Boulevard at the border where Fort Myers and Lehigh Acres meet. (Credit: FHP)

2 injured in crash involving Lee County school bus, SUV

Florida Highway Patrol responded Tuesday afternoon to a crash with injuries involving a school bus and an SUV on Lee Boulevard at the border where Fort Myers and Lehigh Acres meet.

According to FHP, troopers responded to the crash on Lee Blvd. near the intersection with Edwinstone Boulevard, just east of SR-82.

FHP said there were 10 students on the school bus and no one on the bus was injured.

In an update, the School District of Lee County said one student was taken to the hospital as a precaution. The bus was carrying students from Dunbar High School.

The SUV’s driver, a 17-year-old male, suffered minor injuries, and his 15-year-old male passenger sustained serious injuries, according to FHP. Both were taken to Lee Memorial Hospital.

Troopers said the young driver was speeding and the bus made a left turn into his path.

Writer:WINK News
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