Rockford, IL (November 18, 2019) – A serious accident took place around 3:45 p.m. near Route 76 and Waco Way. Two vehicles were involved in the accident, one being a school bus. The passenger vehicle that was involved in this crash rolled over as a result of the impact. The incident occurred in Boone County.
There were no children on the bus at the time of the crash but the bus driver sustained injuries in the wreck. There were also reports of injuries in the car that rolled over. An ambulance was needed at the scene to transport at least one party to the hospital for treatment. The severity of the injuries is unclear at this time.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties in hopes of a full recovery.
School Bus Accidents In Rockford
Serous accidents happen all-too-often in the United States. Approximately 2.35 million people will sustain serious injuries from car crashes and car accidents are the leading cause of personal injury in America. Of all the injuries that came of school bus-related crashes during the timeframe of 2007-2016, 35% were passengers and 8% were the bus drivers according to the National Safety Council.
School bus accidents have the potential to cause devastation to a large number of people. Children in a school bus at the time of an accident is a nightmare for parents. If you or your child was hurt in a school bus accident the Janesville personal injury lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices can help you with your personal injury claim. Our team of Janesville serious injury attorneys will fight on your behalf to protect your legal rights and ensure you get the highest amount of compensation for your damages.
The lawyers at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices will fight the insurance companies aggressively on your behalf. Call us today to set up a free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 2439686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys will help you with your personal injury claim.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local 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.