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School Principal Killed in Bus Accident Called a Hero

An elementary school principal was recently killed in a bus accident, but is being called a hero. When an approaching school bus jumped the curb and accelerated, the victim managed to push several young students to safety before she was struck and killed. Two students were also hit by the bus, and were transported to the hospital in serious, but not life-threatening, condition. Luckily, none of the 25 young passengers on the bus or the driver suffered injuries. Authorities are currently investigating the cause of the tragic bus accident, but have so far not reported any explanation. They did say that the bus involved only recently passed an inspection, less than a month prior to the accident. Liability in School Bus Accidents Pedestrian accidents are often very bad, since pedestrians have very little protection when it comes to large, speeding, metal bricks. Injuries are not uncommon at all in pedestrian…
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Mom and Three Kids Injured When Minivan and Bus Collide

An October 14 accident between a minivan and a bus left a mother and her three children seriously injured, according to NBC 7 in San Diego. The accident happened at about 9:30 a.m. in Chula Vista, California at the intersection of East Palomar Street and La Media Road. Fox 5 in San Diego reported that the impact of the crash caused the Mazda MPV minivan to rollover. The rollover ended with the van off the roadway on its side. Inside the van was a mother and her three children—ages 1, 4 and 11. They had to be removed from the van by the dozen or so first responders who had rushed to the accident site. The mother and all three children sustained serious injuries in the wreck and were each taken to local hospitals for treatment. As of this report, the children were in stable condition. The mother’s condition was…
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Chula Vista Bus Accident Leaves 21 Injured

ABC 10 in San Diego is reporting that an early morning bus accident involving a SUV in Chula Vista left 21 people injured, including the driver of the SUV. The accident took place on September 30 at 7:21 a.m. near the intersection of East H Street and Paseo Del Rey. The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) bus was parked at a bus stop when a woman driving a Ford Explorer rear-ended it, according to U-T San Diego. “She was accelerating, she had just made a turn onto East H, it’s a 55 mph road, so I’m assuming she was accelerating, she was probably accelerating when she hit the bus,” said Chula Vista Police Sgt. Jim Horst. The Ford Explorer’s air bags were deployed and it sustained major front-end damage. The driver had to be taken to the hospital. MTS officials report that 35 to 40 people were aboard the bus at…
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