According to WTVF-TV, a student suffered minor injuries in a school bus accident in Donelson on March 12.
The crash reportedly occurred around 7 a.m., near the intersection of Allen Road and Lakeland Drive. WTVF reported that a car ended up in a ditch, while the bus went off the side of the road.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing—as of last week, there were no reports of a cause. It is unclear where the bus was headed or what district it belonged to.
Metro Police reported that one student suffered minor injuries in the crash, and was attended to by several emergency vehicles, including a fire truck, an ambulance and police cruisers.
Injured in a Nashville Bus Accident?
According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 11,000 bus accidents caused injuries in 2010. Aside from death, bus accidents can result in catastrophic injuries like spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury (TBI) or broken bones.
A memorable school bus accident occurred on September 20, 2012 in Washington County when a bus driver overcorrected a vehicle and it flipped over. The accident resulted in 28 people suffering injuries, some of which included a broken femur, head wounds and a spinal cord injury.
Bus drivers and transportation providers must be held liable when their negligence injures or kills someone. Our Nashville injury attorney will not stop until you receive the justice and compensation you deserve. Call us today at (615) 845-6141 for a free consultation of your case.
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