Chandler, AZ (January 31, 2020) – A school bus occupied by Hamilton High School students was involved in a crash on Friday morning in Chandler, injuring a student and the bus driver.
According to officers from the Chandler Police Department, two vehicles collided around 7:00 a.m. at Calypso Boulevard and Hackberry Drive, causing one of them to hit the bus head-on. Chandler police Sgt. Jason McClimans said that there were 16 high school students on board the bus, and one student and the bus driver were taken to a hospital via ambulance with minor injuries.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
According to authorities with the Department of Public Safety, there were almost 12,500 truck and bus collisions, 97 of which resulted in deaths in Arizona, in the last year. Nearly 2,728 truck collisions have ended in death, making these accidents some of the most serious and dangerous on the road.
When it comes to bus accidents, victims may suffer from long-term physical issues, costly medical bills, and even job loss or death as a result of their serious injuries. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a truck accident, it is a good idea to speak with a car accident attorney or an Arizona wrongful death attorney about your options moving forward.
At ELG Law, our compassionate attorneys have years of experience in helping victims and families in need after crashes that occur through no fault of their own. If you’ve been affected by a serious injury crash, you deserve to seek fair reimbursement for lost wages, medical bills, and emotional trauma. Please reach out to us for the help you need today at (623) 562-3838.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local Phoenix and broader Arizona community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.
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