Volusia, FL (June 28, 2021) - One person was killed and 14 people were taken to a hospital after a crash between a pickup and a bus in Volusia County on Monday, June 28th. The crash took place on International Speedway Boulevard at the intersection with Indian Lake Road.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene. According to troopers, Tim Swiger was driving a county vehicle when he collided with a Voltran bus at the intersection. The bus was stopped at the time of the collision. Swiger was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. Fourteen passengers on the bus were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The cause of the crash was not revealed and an investigation is ongoing.
There is no additional information available.
Traffic accidents in Florida take place about once every 90 seconds. When a Florida injury accident occurs, authorities must carefully investigate the circumstances in order to determine who should be held responsible. Last year, more than 200,000 people were hurt in traffic crashes in our state with many of them being innocent motorists.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to those affected by this car accident in Volusia County.
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