12 kids on board Escambia Co. school bus in morning accident

Northwest Florida

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — A school bus driver in Northwest Florida was cited for careless driving Monday after crashing with students on board. 

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the bus was taking twelve students to McArthur Elementary School in Pensacola when the bus driver rear-ended a car. 

Troopers say it happened at 7:30 Monday morning and the driver, Joe Wesson, wasn’t paying attention to traffic. 

None of the students on the bus were injured, troopers report. 

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