Hillsborough deputy rear-ends school bus carrying 7 kids in Thonotosassa

THONOTOSASSA, Fla. (WFLA) – Seven children were on a school bus that was rear-ended by a sheriff’s deputy in Thonotosassa Tuesday morning.

Authorities say it happened in the eastbound lanes on Main Street at Bunk House Lane.

A Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputy rear-ended the school bus, according to a HCSO spokesperson.

Seven kids and one bus driver were on the school bus when it happened, four other students were waiting to get on the bus.

One student was transported to a local hospital as a precaution. The deputy suffered minor injuries and was not transported to a hospital.

A Hillsborough County Schools representative said the students on the bus attend Armwood High School.

No other details were immediately released.

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