Orlando, FL (October 2, 2019) - Nine people suffered injuries when a Lynx bus overturned in a crash that took place in Orlando. The crash occurred on Tuesday, October 1st around 11:45 a.m.
Police responded to the scene on Rio Grande Avenue near L.B. McLeod Road. According to authorities, driver Steven Silva was traveling along the road when it curved to the left. Silva failed to navigate the curve before overcorrecting the bus. He lost control of the vehicle causing it to skid into a concrete barrier before rolling over onto its side.
There were eight passengers aboard the bus at the time of the crash. The passengers were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. There is no word on any charges at this time.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victims in this accident in Orlando.
A traffic accident in Florida can be a life-changing experience for victims. Some common types of injuries that occur in crashes include head injuries, neck injuries, broken bones, sprains, and strains. When you have been hurt in a Florida traffic accident, it is important to seek medical treatment as soon as possible. Failing to do so can not only result in weakening the value of your case but will also prolong your recovery.
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