Driver crashes into stopped school bus

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- A 20-year-old man is facing charges of careless driving after hitting a school bus Wednesday morning.

Jesse Helms attempted to pass traffic stopped for a school bus on State Road 13 by passing on the right, but instead hit a mail box and over corrected into the left side of the bus, according to a report from Florida Highway Patrol.

The school bus was carrying one passenger at the time of the crash and no injuries were reported.

The flashing lights on the school bus were activated at the time of the crash the report detailed.

Helms was cited for careless driving.


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