Category Archives: Bus Accidents

Jury Awards $2.9 Million to Bus Crash Victim

A New York jury has awarded $2.9 million to a woman who was badly hurt when she was a passenger on a bus that hit a car which was making an illegal U-turn. Jurors awarded the money to the woman after finding that the bus driver was 95 percent liable for the woman’s injuries. The… Read More »

School Bus Involved in Johnston County Accident

A school bus collided with an SUV just north of Selma, North Carolina on the morning of March 17. Several injuries were reported in the accident, including the driver of the school bus, the driver of the SUV, several adults in the SUV and a Nissan involved in the accident and several students riding on… Read More »

13 Children in North Carolina Killed Since 1999 Due to Drivers Passing School Buses

WNCN reports that, since 1999, 13 North Carolina children have died in the simple act of trying to get to and from school. These children were walking to and from their school bus when drivers illegally passed their buses, hitting and killing the young students. It is a problem that has, unfortunately, grown into an… Read More »

Reporting Unsafe Bus Drivers Just Got Easier

Twelve people were recently injured when a Greenville, NC city transit bus crashed into a convertible on January 8, 2013. The accident occurred when a driver of a Chrysler Sebring convertible turned right on red, cutting off the bus; the driver of the car was charged with failure to yield the right of way. The… Read More »

Buses and School Safety

Posted on Aug 30, 2012 3:55pm PDT With school back in session this week, local news is warning drivers to be safe out on the road. According to one Raleigh mother, when the buses put out their stop arms, many drivers don’t adhere to the warning. Instead, she claims that they just go. Elena Hernadez… Read More »

North Carolina Bus Company Faces Lawsuit for Injuries

Posted on Jun 26, 2012 1:05pm PDT A bus company which operates in North Carolina is now involved in a significant personal injury lawsuit after passengers were injured in a crash. According to one source, the bus crashed in Caroline County, Virginia. Allegedly, the driver fell asleep at the wheel, causing the vehicle to veer… Read More »

Dispatcher Blamed for Lethal Bus Accident in North Carolina

Posted on Mar 17, 2012 4:00pm PDT News sources say that a dispatcher from North Carolina is being blamed for the deaths of four passengers. Based on his actions while working, he now faces four counts of involuntary manslaughter. Federal authorities brought their case against Z.J.C., 40, before a judge in Virginia this week. They… Read More »

3 People Killed during Bus Accident

Posted on Nov 22, 2011 8:00am PST A bus carrying students caused a multi-vehicle accident that led to the death of three people. According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, the bus was carrying college students across Dinwiddie County to a conference. For some reason, the bus driver ran into the back of a pickup… Read More »

Tourists Involved in Fatal Bus Accident

Posted on Jun 30, 2011 4:20pm PDT The tour ended short for a group of Asian tourists involved in a fatal truck accident. Police reports show that a tour bus traveling on the Pennsylvania Turnpike rear-ended a flatbed trailer. As a result, the bus driver lost his life, while two dozen passengers were injured. According… Read More »

School Bus and Car Involved in Accident

Posted on Oct 27, 2010 9:50am PDT In Fayetteville, NC , it was reported that a school bus and another vehicle were involved in car accident. Three people on the bus and the driver of the other vehicle were injured in the incident and taken to a local hospital. A nearby neighbor, Ace Kohn, said… Read More »