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5 taken to hospital after school bus crash, officials say

Bus from Raines High involved in crash on Edgewood Avenue at Beaver Street

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Five people were taken to a hospital after a crash Friday afternoon involving a school bus coming from Raines High School, according to Duval County school officials. 

The bus was rear-ended by a car about 2:30 p.m. at West Beaver Street and Edgewood Avenue South, police on scene told News4Jax.

Laureen Ricks, spokesperson for Duval County School District, said a total of 31 people were on board the bus -- two of whom were transported by Jacksonville Fire Rescue and three others who were taken to the hospital by parents.

The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

News4Jax will update this story as more details become available.