Pickup sideswipes school bus in Duval County, takes off: FHP

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A pickup truck struck a school bus in Duval County on Tuesday morning and then took off, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said it happened around 6:15 a.m. on the Interstate 295 northbound ramp to Old St. Augustine Road.

According to FHP, a pickup truck changed lanes, causing it to sideswipe a school bus. Troopers said the driver of the pickup left the scene.

Troopers said that the bus was not transporting any children at the time and that the bus driver, a 71-year-old Jacksonville woman, was not hurt.