Legal news for North Carolina personal injury attorneys. Twelve students were injured when a SUV rear-ended a school bus.
North Carolina highway patrol alerts North Carolina personal injury attorney- School bus crash involving a sport utility vehicle injured twelve people.
Wilmington, N.C.—Twelve students were rushed to the hospital after a SUV rear-ended the school bus they were traveling on. The two-vehicle collision happened on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 around 7:40 a.m. on N.C. 211, as reported by The Sun News.
According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, a sport utility vehicle slammed into the back of a school bus, which was carrying 24 to 30 South Brunswick High School and middle school students. The collision injured twelve students, who were all reportedly sitting at the back of the bus when the crash occurred, were transported by area emergency medical services (EMS) crews to a local hospital as a precaution. Nine of the injured students were transported by EMS teams to Dosher Memorial Hospital in Southport, three others were taken to the hospital by their parents. Police officials stated the students who were taken to the hospital were high school students. At this time, four of the 12 of the injured students have been released from the hospital. The driver of the SUV, whose identity has not been released by police officials, has been charged with failing to reduce speed in connection with the bus crash.
Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal News for North Carolina personal injury lawyers.