Charlotte County, FL (September 11, 2020) - A 19-year-old woman was hospitalized following a crash with a school bus o US 41 in Charlotte County. The crash took place on Friday, September 11th near E Twin Lakes Drive.
According to reports, the bus was traveling westbound on E Twin Lakes near US 41 when the driver came to a stop sign. The driver failed to yield to an oncoming car and the two vehicles collided with one another. The female driver of the car suffered serious injuries while the bus driver was not hurt. One student on the bus suffered minor injuries. Following an investigation, officers determined that the bus driver was at fault for the accident.
No further information has been released at this time.
Approximately 400,000 car accidents take place in Florida every year. Of this number, there are about 250,000 injury accidents. While no one ever expects to be involved in a crash, many people find themselves injured each day at the hands of negligent drivers on our roadways. A Florida car accident can cause serious and life-changing injuries in a matter of seconds.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims at this time and we hope for their complete and speedy recovery.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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