On Friday, February 25, 2022, around 6:45am, a bus was carrying 39 workers when he failed to stop and crashed. The truck was driving west on CR-354 when it hit a stop sign, according to FHP. A full-size bus carrying 39 passengers was traveling north on SR-51 when it collided with a semi-truck. The semi-truck driver was penalized for failure to stop at a stop sign, according to the report. The incident caused the semi to overturn and the trailer to split from the rig, according to FHP. With critical but non-life-threatening injuries, 12 patients were taken to Shands Hospital in Gainesville. The accident occurred at Mayo, just south of Live Oak. The migrant laborers were heading to a farm to help with harvesting. Employees at Shands said they received an alert ordering them to be ready to welcome patients. According to the Highway Patrol, the victims were taken to Shands for shattered bones and various injuries. At this moment, there have been no deaths to record. This is a work in progress. As new information becomes available, it will be updated.
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