Auto VS School Bus Accident at Shaw and Harrison Avenues
DATE OF COLLISION: Monday, September 10th
September 10, 2018 – A school bus and a passenger vehicle collided Monday afternoon in the area of Shaw and Harrison avenues, according to Fresno Bee.
At approximately 3:45 p.m., Fresno Unified school bus carrying elementary students was involved in a collision with a Chevy sedan at the intersection.
Jacob Romero Possibly Hurt After School Bus Accident in Fresno
Officials identified one of the students in the bus as 9-year-old Jacob Romero. The fourth-grader claimed he felt a big bump during the impact. Responding paramedics evaluated Romero and all the other students on board the bus at the time of the accident. The conditions of the juveniles following the crash have not been disclosed thus far.
Meanwhile, no immediate information was released on the identity of the school bus operator and the Chevy driver.
As per the article, a replacement bus arrived about 45 minutes after the wreck and the children were walked to the new bus.
The investigators handling the case continue to work to determine exactly how and why the crash happened.
Fresno County Auto Accident Lawyer
A forensic examination of the school bus and the Chevy sedan involved, as well as photos that were taken of the scene, will be made to help investigators determine the liability in the accident. Other potential factors will be looked into as well including whether or not a driver was under the influence at the time of the accident, whether or not a motorist was distracted, operating the vehicle recklessly, or traveling over the speed limit prior to impact. Each of these factors plus several others will be assessed allowing police officials to draw up a final conclusion.
If you, or your loved one, have been involved in a similar accident and you are unsure of what steps to take, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group at 855-703-4186. Give us a call and speak with one of our experienced Fresno County auto accident lawyers. We will provide you with a free case evaluation and help you take the right steps following a traumatic incident.
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