Military Bus Crash injures 19 Guardsmen
Florida Highway Patrol officials have re-opened the lanes of state road 21, just north of Keystone Heights in Clay County, after a military bus overturned.
The latest reports say at least 21 Florida Army National Guard soldiers from the 690th military police company from Crystal River, were injured.
The accident occurred east of the Camp Blanding joint training center, where the soldiers were training.
Florida Highway Patrol officials say a convoy of National Guard military vehicles was traveling northbound on state road 21, and the driver of one bus wasn't paying attention.
FHP says the driver veered to the right shoulder of the roadway, over-corrected to the left, and the bus overturned.
According to FHP, of the 30 national guard members on board, 21 were transported, one airlifted to shands hospital in Gainesville. Officials say of the injuries reported, none are life threatening..
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