Legal news for Alabama truck accident attorneys. Six people sustained injuries when a pickup truck and a school bus collided.
Truck accident attorneys alerts- A crash involving a school bus and a Ford F150 pickup injured six people in Rainbow City.
Gadsden, AL—Six people were injured when a Etowah County school bus and a truck collided at Rainbow Drive and Bob Lee Road. The crash occurred around 3:20 p.m., on Tuesday, December 15, 2009, as reported by The Gadsden Times.
According to Rainbow City police officials, the school bus reportedly pulled off of Bob Lee Road into the path of a northbound Ford F150 pickup truck. Although officials have not determined the exact cause of the wreck, they do not believe either party was speeding. The school bus was transporting 21 students from Southside High, Rainbow Middle, and John Jones Elementary School when the collision occurred. Five students, whose ages ranged from 8 to 14-years-old, were transported by emergency medical services (EMS) teams to area hospital for treatment. None of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening, ranging from bumps and bruises to joint injuries. The male bus driver was also injured, and was treated at the scene by EMS professionals. The driver of the pickup was uninjured in the wreck. Another school bus arrived at the scene to transport the uninjured students the rest of the way home. Police officials are reportedly conducting a full investigation into the two-vehicle crash.
Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Alabama truck accident lawyers.