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Pedestrian careened by car at bus stop

LAKE WORTH, FL (WFLX) - A terrifying day for people waiting for the bus in Lake Worth. A car careens out of control Friday morning running off the road and right into a bus stop.

The accident was caught on surveillance video. We want to warn you: The video is disturbing.

The silver car, seen speeding down 10th Avenue North, never stopped until it was several yards past where the bus stop used to be. The incident scattering people and debris.

Robert Crozier, a disabled army veteran, was just a few feet from the bus stop when it happened. "I got up here, and I heard the screech, and I saw this car speeding past me at the speed of light. And, all of a sudden, she turned and she hit the two people. The woman went flying in the air, and then they hit the bus stop and skidded right where they're at. I mean, I'm still shaking."

Car parts and pieces of the now flattened bus stop were scattered yards away. "All I could see was the car twisting around," said Karla Benitez.

Benitez was walking to the bus stop with her kids. She's too shaken to come here again. "This is my transportation, but for the safety of my kids, I'm never going to be at the bus stop -- no more."

Witnesses say the driver, who said she was cut off, tried to run off after the crash. They cheered as deputies arrested her for driving with a suspended license.

More charges could be coming. "She tried to run away -- run away! Why are you going to run away?" said another witness.

Palm Tran buses are still making stops where the incident occurred.

Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies are still investigating this crash. If you have any information about what happened, please call them.

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