Sarasota, FL (April 15, 2019) - A child suffered injuries in a school bus crash on Monday, April 15th. The crash happened in front of Wilkinson Elementary School.
Police responded to Wilkinson Road in reference to the collision. Upon arrival, investigators were able to determine that the crash involved the school bus and a car. The car was traveling in front of the bus when it came to a stop and was rear-ended by the bus. There were 20 students on board at the time of the crash. One of the students was taken to the hospital for treatment of a knee injury. No one else on board was injured.
No additional details were made available.
Child safety is the number one priority for bus drivers and anyone who transports a child on a daily basis. Bus drivers have an especially difficult job in that they are responsible for the wellbeing of numerous children at a time. It is paramount that school bus drivers always drive with caution and follow all traffic laws to avoid jeopardizing the safety of the children they transport on a daily basis.
In this crash, we do not have enough information to say who might be at fault. Further investigation is required.
If you or a loved one have suffered injuries in any type of transportation accident, our Florida personal injury attorneys can help you recover compensation. If the crash was not your fault, you should not be responsible for paying to recover from the damages that were caused. At Rubenstein Law, we believe that innocent victims should not go uncompensated. For a free consultation, give us a call at 1-800 FL-Legal.
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