BREAKING: Vincent Lecavalier injured in bus crash

Former Tampa Bay Lightning Vincent Lecavalier was taken to hospital after suffering minor injuries in a bus crash on a Florida highway on Saturday.

The Florida Highway Patrol said that the 38-year old Stanley Cup Champion and two other men were taken to hospital on Saturday following the charter bus crash. Lecavalier's agent told The Associated Press in a text message that the centreman is OK.

The accident delayed the annual Tampa's Gasparilla Pirate Invasion which attracts roughly 200,000 people every year. The three buses that collided were carrying parade participants.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, two drivers were cited for careless or negligent driving. Everyone's injuries were minor.