Hialeah, FL (November 6, 2019) - A woman was airlifted from the scene of a crash involving a school bus and an SUV in Hialeah. The crash took place around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5th.
The Hialeah Police and Fire Rescue units responded to the 4200 block of East Fifth Avenue following the incident. According to reports, a gray SUV was seen with heavy damage to a driver-side door and the school bus suffered damage to its front end.
Rescue workers transported a 49-year-old woman to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where she was listed in critical condition with unknown injuries. It is unclear if there were any passengers aboard the bus or any other injuries reported. The cause of the crash was not released.
An investigation is ongoing and no further details are available at this time.
Reportable crashes take place in Florida approximately every 92 seconds. The causes of Florida car accidents vary, but in almost every case involves negligent driving by at least one party. Negligent driving can take many forms, including speeding, distraction, impairment, and failing to yield the right-of-way at stoplights and stop signs. Negligent drivers are all around us and their actions can lead to catastrophic consequences in a matter of moments.
We hope that the woman who was injured in this crash will make a full and complete 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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