School bus crash kills 18-year-old girl

Legal news for Minnesota automobile accident attorneys. A two-vehicle crash tragically ended the life of a teen.

Minnesota State Patrol alerts Minnesota automobile accident lawyers- A school bus crash involving a Ford Taurus in Itasca County left teen dead.

Itasca County, MN—A school bus carrying the Ely High School football team collided with a car, and ended the life of an 18-year-old girl. The fatal crash happened on Friday, October 9, 2009 around 3:30 p.m., on Highway 169 in Coleraine, as reported by Northland’s News Center.

A Ford Taurus driven by Emerald R. Foss, of Bovey reportedly pulled out into the path of a school bus while crossing Highway 169. The school bus reportedly could not break in time as the car was passing, and broadsided the Taurus. The car was transporting two other teenagers identified as, Haley Salo, 18, of Grand Rapids, and Paige Anderson, 16, of Bovey. All three of the female teenagers were airlifted by area emergency medical services (EMS) crews to Duluth for treatment of their critical injuries. Foss tragically died from her serious injuries shortly after arriving at the hospital.

The driver of the school bus also sustained injuries, but it is unknown if the driver was transported to a hospital for treatment. The Minnesota State Patrol stated that not one of the 23 football players or their coaches were reportedly injured in the wreck. Police officials are currently conducting a full investigation into the fatal motor vehicle collision (MVC).

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