Wilton Road School Bus Crash
At least five students were hurt in Elk Grove on Friday, September 2, 2016, following a crash involving three vehicles. One of the vehicles was an Elk Grove school bus.
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that no children riding on the school bus were injured.
The CHP indicated the bus crash took place at about 3:30 p.m. along Wilton Road, which is just a little south of Grantline Road. An initial investigation conducted by the CHP indicated the school bus ran into the back a Chevy Tahoe, causing the Tahoe to strike a black sedan.
Students in an SUV were Injured When Hit By Bus
According to the CHP, at least five students inside an SUV struck by the bus, had to be taken to the hospital for treatment due to injuries they sustained in the crash. The injured students attend Pleasant Grove High School in Elk Grove.
Elk Grove Unified School District
The school bus was under the operation of the Elk Grove Unified School District. District personnel indicated to KCRA News that there were approximately 30-35 middle school and high school students aboard the bus at the time of the crash.
The CHP reported that all students on board were picked up from the crash scene by another school bus.
Bringing a Claim For Personal Injuries Against a Government Entity
If you plan to file a claim against a government entity for injuries you have sustained, it is important to understand that you have only six months or 180 days from the date of accident to do so. After filing your initial claim, there are more important factors and timelines that must be adhered to. For more information, contact an experienced personal injury attorney.
Elk Grove School Bus Accident & Personal Injury Attorney
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