A beloved school bus driver for the Hillsborough County Public Schools was killed on Monday, August 5th, while on her way to work. Reports from the police working within Tampa and Hillsborough County did not mention just where the fatal accident took place, and it is also not clear how many vehicles were involved and if anyone other than the bus driver was injured.
Police working within the city of Tavares are currently investigating a collision that happened between a box truck and a city bus that resulted in a five-vehicle pileup on Thursday, April 11th. According to reports from the Tavares Police Department, the incident happened sometime in the afternoon, when people were beginning to make their way back from work to their homes.
A collision involving two Disney buses taking tourists through the Epcot toll place on Tuesday, December 11th, resulted in over a dozen people being treated for injuries. Reports from the scene of the bus accident suggest both of the buses involved were traveling eastward down Epcot Center Drive, which itself lies within the boundaries of Walt Disney World.
Investigators working with the Florida Highway Patrol are trying to quickly discover the reasons behind an incident that took place on Friday, October 12th, that involved a school bus accident with students, a Jeep, and a private swimming pool located in the backyard of a Pine Hills home. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol that have emerged so far indicate that the exact reasons behind the incident are not clear and it appears that the participants in the accident possess slightly different stories as to what happened.
Officials from the Orange County Fire Rescue service released a statement recently regarding a frightening school bus accident that took place on Tuesday, August 14th, and resulted in the injury of several children and at least one adult. According to the official report from a spokesperson with the Orange County Public Schools, the incident happened at around 5:30 in the evening, when a school bus was driving 14 children from the Positive Pathways Transition Center towards an unspecified location.
A bus driver with the Palm Tran bus service was traveling northbound on Interstate 95 this past Thursday when a bizarre and terrifying incident occurred. According to a spokesperson for Palm Tran Public Transportation, it was around 7:15 in the morning when the incident occurred, close to where Interstate 95 crosses Woolbright Road in the city of Boynton Beach. Footage from the bus itself shows what happened in great detail: as the bus is driving down the right lane of I-95, one of the rear tires can be seen rolling across the road, away from the bus and towards the center median. The bus itself, clearly out of control, then careens towards the center median, crashing into the rear of a black pickup truck before slamming into the center divider. Read the rest »
Early this past Sunday evening at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Disney World property in Orlando, a charter bus carrying tourists was involved in a head-on collision after an SUV failed to stop at a red light. Read the rest »
Close to 1:00 in the morning on Saturday two individuals were riding on a moped southward on Pine Hills Road when they crashed into a Lynx bus that was traveling north on the same street. According to a report issued by the Florida Highway Patrol, the moped’s lights were not illuminated at the time of the accident, which meant that the driver of the bus—who has not been named and is currently not facing any charges—was unable to see them. Attempting to turn left off of Pine Hills Road and onto Indian Hill Road, the bus cut in front of the moped, causing the moped to strike the front of the bus. Read the rest »
Tuesday Morning, in Longwood, a Seminole County school bus was transporting numerous students to school when a motorcyclist lost control of her bike and slammed into the bus’ side. Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol have released their current timeline of events and it discusses how the incident happened that has resulted in one person being hospitalized. According to the report, Kimberly Rosselot, a Longwood resident, was driving her 2015 Honda motorcycle eastward along Acorn Drive when she approached Longwood Lake Mary Road. This was just before 8:00 in the morning. Read the rest »
In Broward County, hundreds of people board the mass transit system every day, never giving a second thought to the possibility that a bus accident may occur along the way. The evidence though, shows that they might want to take a second thought before boarding that bus.
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