Update: 7 transported to the hospital following collision between Citibus and truck

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LUBBOCK, Texas – Seven people were transported to the hospital after a collision between a Citibus and a pickup truck early Wednesday afternoon.

The accident was reported just after noon in the area of University Avenue and the Marsha Sharp Freeway.

According to a news release from the Lubbock Police Department, the bus was traveling northbound on University Avenue and attempted to turn westbound onto the Marsha Sharp Freeway frontage road.

Police said a southbound pickup truck then collided with the bus.

All five occupants on the bus were taken by ambulance to the hospital. 

The driver and a passenger in the truck were also transported by ambulance to the hospital. 

A spokesman for University Medical Center told EveythingLubbock.com that six of the accident victims were brought to their facility. 

All injuries were reported to be minor to moderate.

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