Legal news for Tennessee automobile accident attorneys. A school bus wreck injured five people in North Knox County.
Tennessee Highway Patrol alerts Tennessee automobile accident lawyers-A school bus crash after a band competition injured four Powell High School students.
Knoxville, TN—The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating a school bus crash, which hospitalized four students and one adult. The school bus reportedly slammed into a light pole while coming home from a band competition on Saturday night, October 10, 2009 around midnight, in North Knox County, as reported by Knoxville News Sentinel.
Forty-two band members and parents from Powell High School were traveling home from the Greenville Band Classic at Tusculum College in Greene County when the school bus wrecked on West Emory Road. The school bus apparently lost control, left the roadway, and slammed into a light pole. Four students and one parent were injured in the collision, and were transported by emergency medical services (EMS) crews to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries sustained in the crash. Officials stated the injuries sustained in the motor vehicle collision (MVC) did not appear to be life threatening.
The rest of the passengers were taken back to Powell High School. The driver of the bus was tested for drugs and alcohol, which is a standard procedure following a crash. The wrecked bus is currently impounded while the crash investigation is underway. The Tennessee Highway Patrol is currently investigating the wreck.
Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Tennessee automobile accident lawyers.