ORLANDO, Fla. — More than a dozen people were taken to a hospital after two Disney World buses crashed into each other Tuesday at the entrance to Epcot's parking lot, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
- 2 Disney World buses crashed at Epcot parking entrance
- 14 guests were taken to area hospitals with minor injuries
- Disney says safety of guests, cast members is important
The crash happened just before 10 a.m. A Disney bus driven by 21-year-old Jacob Buettner failed to stop and rear-ended a Disney bus driven by 62-year-old Betty Fulmer near a tollbooth on Epcot Center Drive, according to an FHP report.
According to authorities, 51 passengers were on the bus that was hit. Fourteen were taken to a hospital with minor injuries, FHP Lt. Kim Montes said.
"Nothing is more important than the safety of guests and cast members," a Disney spokesperson said in a statement. "[We] are focused on the well-being of those involved in the situation."
The driver of the bus that failed to stop was ticketed for careless driving, according to an FHP report.
Neither driver was injured.