Two Injured in Buckingham Road Bus Crash with SUV in Fort Myers
Fort Myers, Florida (December 11, 2017) – Two drivers were injured in a collision involving a Lee District school bus and an SUV on Monday morning in Fort Myers, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
No students were on the school bus when the crash took place on Buckingham Road near Bird Road, police said.
Troopers said the driver of the SUV, Leroy Rogers Jr. of Fort Myers, crossed the centerline when his phone fell, and after fetching it, the SUV crashed into the front of the school bus.
Both drivers suffered injuries and were transported to a local hospital. Troopers said Rogers suffered traumatic injuries.
Rogers was charged with wrong-way driving, not wearing a seatbelt and driving without insurance.
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