3 students hurt when Duval County school bus collides with box truck on I-95: FHP

DCPS says school bus was transporting Douglas Anderson students

Two students were injured in a bus crash on I-95 on Wednesday. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Three students and two other people were hurt Wednesday morning when a school bus collided with a box truck on Interstate 95 near Eighth Street in Jacksonville, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The Highway Patrol said a school bus carrying 35 students rear-ended a Penske box truck stopped in traffic in the center lane of southbound I-95.

Troopers said that three students were taken to a hospital with minor issues. They also said both occupants of the box truck were taken to UF Health Jacksonville with minor injuries.

The driver of the school bus was issued a careless driving citation, according to FHP.

According to Duval County Public Schools, the school bus was transporting Douglas Anderson School of the Arts students.

The school district said the following message was shared with families of students on that bus route:

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A Jacksonville native and proud University of North Florida alum, Francine Frazier has been with News4Jax since 2014 after spending nine years at The Florida Times-Union.