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SAN DIEGO, CA – A public transit bus accident in Chula Vista injured two people early Tuesday, according to Fox News San Diego.
The Metropolitan Transit System bus crash was reported at about 6:45 a.m. on East Palomar Street. The driver lost control of the bus for reasons that are not yet clear. The bus struck several parked cars in the area of Josselyn Avenue.
The driver and one passenger received treatment for minor injuries following the accident. Because further details concerning the accident have not become clear, the bus driver has not been cited in the accident.
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A driver suffered injuries in a bus accident that occurred on October 22‚ 2011‚ around 9 a.m. at the intersection of Ventura Boulevard and Las Posas Road. According to Ventura County Sheriff’s Sgt. Craig Adford‚ the collision occurred between a bus and a station wagon near the Camarillo Area transit center‚ leaving debris all around the streets.
Luckily‚ there were no passengers on the bus at the time. Though‚ one of the drivers complained of seat belt injury. When interviewed about the car accident‚ both drivers said they had a green light. Police will need to talk to witnesses to find out the true story. It also may be plausible that there was an error in the system‚ causing the streetlights to both flash green. Read the rest »
“iCarly” star Miranda Cosgrove suffered a broken ankle in a truck accident when her tour bus crashed into an overturned tractor-trailer on I-70 in Illinois‚ just outside of Vandalia on the morning of August 11‚ 2011.
According to local reports‚ the bus hit a part of the overturned semi that was blocking one of the lanes. According to the 18-year old Nickelodeon star‚ it was pitch black outside when her tour bus‚ en route to Kansas‚ collided with the truck. Rather than swerving and potentially overturning the bus‚ the bus driver decided to hit the brakes and face the semi head on. Miranda says this may have saved her life. Read the rest »
Two people suffered critical injuries in a San Diego bus accident that occurred on May 26‚ 2011‚ around 6:10 a.m. at Murray Ridge Road in Serra Mesa. According to the CHP‚ light-colored Mercedes SUV collided with the rear side of a school bus on southbound Interstate 805 (I-805).
Two passengers in the SUV were hurt and immediately transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Fortunately there were no children in the bus when the accident occurred. From the available information‚ it is unclear what made the SUV driver rear end the bus. Read the rest »
An unidentified 63-year-old driver crashed a school bus outside a Rancho Penasquitos elementary school on Tuesday‚ May 10‚ 2011‚ around 1:30 p.m. According to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department‚ the bus driver lost control of the vehicle collided with several cars‚ trees and then drove into a home after crossing Russet Leaf Lane.
San Diego Fire-Rescue Department spokesman Maurice Luque said that the Poway Unified School District vehicle veered onto a nearby embankment‚ struck two small trees‚ hit a parked car with a woman and her young daughter in it in front of Deer Canyon Elementary School and then crashed into the closed garage of an unoccupied home. Read the rest »
One person suffered injuries in a San Diego car accident on Interstate 805 (I-805) after a school bus was rear-ended by a car around 6:10 a.m. on September 28‚ 2010. The bus was struck in the southbound lanes of the freeway near State Route 163 (SR-163) and then went off the roadway shoulder and finally crashed into a tree.
One of the drivers suffered injuries‚ but it is not clear which one. From the available information it appears that the school bus driver may have been injured due to the great damage to the front of the bus. Fortunately‚ there were no students on the bus when this accident occurred. An investigation is ongoing to know the exact reason of this car versus bus accident. Read the rest »
Fallbrook Pedestrian Killed in Fatal San Diego County Bus Accident | Lawyer Attorney Personal Injury
In a tragic accident‚ a 38-year old man lost his life after he was struck by a school bus in the 1700 block of Reche Road in Fallbrook. The victim‚ Deio Alcala‚ was standing in front of his girlfriend’s North San Diego County home‚ drawing with chalk on the road‚ when he was hit by the 25-seat vehicle. It is believed that he was trying to draw a marriage proposal on the road for his girlfriend to see. The bus accident took place around 5:30 am on February 26‚ 2010.
Though Alcala looked up before the accident‚ hecould not move in time and was knocked into a Ford Explorer. He died at the scene. The bus driver‚ en route to pick up special-needs students for transport to school‚ was uninjured. Read the rest »
Date: August 14‚ 2009
Location: Northeast Indiana
Type: Bus vs. auto wreck
Outcome: Two people killed‚ driver seriously injured Read the rest »