Police Search for Hit and Run Driver in Akron Bus Accident

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AKRON, Ohio — Police are searching for the individual who was behind the wheel of a car that slammed into a bus at the intersection of Arlington Road and 2nd Avenue.

Lt. Rick Edwards with the Akron Police Department tells Fox 8 News that the accident took place at 2:42 p.m.

According to officials with the Akron Fire Department, 13 people had to be transported to local hospitals with minor injuries.

Edwards says the driver of the vehicle that struck the bus ran from the scene immediately following the accident. He was last seen running eastbound on 1st Avenue.

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