Middleburg, FL (January 13, 2021) - Officials responded to the scene of a crash involving a school bus and another vehicle on Wednesday in Clay County. The crash took place during the morning bus route.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, an unidentified male was driving a van southbound when he collided with the back of an AMlkids school bus. There were seven high school students on the bus at the time of the accident. Six of the students were taken to a local hospital for treatment but were later released. The driver of the car has not been identified. There is no word on whether charges are expected.
There is no further information available at this time.
According to NHTSA statistics, a reportable car accident in Florida occurs about every 92 seconds. When a crash takes place, an investigation will help reveal which driver was responsible for the crash. Each day across Florida, negligent drivers wreak havoc on our roadways and can cause accidents that can lead to serious injuries for innocent victims.
Our thoughts are with the injured students following this crash in Middleburg.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals and 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 or personal injury that are 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 for the tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
Note: These posts are created using publicly available (secondary) sources, information has not been independently verified. If you see any information that should be corrected, please bring it to our attention and we will make adjustments. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.