Jacksonville, FL – Fiery school bus crash kills 2 injures 4

Legal news for Florida automobile accident attorneys. A car slammed into the back of a school bus and left two occupants of the car dead.

Florida Highway Patrol alerts Florida automobile accident attorneys- A school bus crash injured four students and killed two others.

Jacksonville, FL—Two people were killed and four others were injured after their car slammed into the back of a school bus. The school bus crash happened on Tuesday afternoon, September 29, 2009 around 3:00 p.m., on hall Boree Road and Blanding Boulevard in Middleburg, as reported by Jacksonville.com.

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) reported a Pontiac sedan wasn’t able to stop before it plowed into the back of a turning school bus. The impact of the crash caused the sedan to burst into flames. The driver of the Pontiac, Elisabeth Brantley, 19, of Interlachen, and the front-seat passenger, Paul Bruchesky, 48, of Melrose were pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck by responding emergency medical services (EMS) crews. A third passenger in the Pontiac, Samantha Brantley, of Interlachen was transported by EMS teams to Shands Jacksonville for treatment of her non-life threatening injuries. The school bus was reportedly transporting 20 students from Middleburg Elementry School when the crash occurred. Four students on the bus were injured as a result of the wreck. It is unknown if the injured students were transported to the hospital for treatment. Police officials are reportedly investigating the fatal school bus crash.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for automobile accident lawyers in Florida.