Bus Loses Control, Slams Into Building in St. Petersburg, Florida

A public bus has crashed into strip mall in St. Petersburg, injuring at least six people, MyFOXTampaBay.com reports.

The Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority bus slammed into a shopping mall at 32nd Street North and Central Avenue, coming to rest between an H&R Block and an Amscot store, MyFOXTampaBay.com said.

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Jennifer Dawkins, a police spokeswoman, said the PSTA bus lost control, slamming into two trees before crashing into the front of the check-cashing store.

The driver of the bus, two passengers and three others outside the building were taken to the hospital, but no serious injuries have been reported, she said.

St. Petersburg authorities are at the scene investigating the crash.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.