Big Rig Hits School Bus in Thermal, CA

One person sustained injuries following the collision between a big rig and school bus on Friday morning. 

The collision happened around 6:20 a.m. on Highway 86 at 62nd Avenue on September 24th. 

While it is unclear what led to the crash, the big rig reportedly struck a school bus according to CHP.

As a result of the collision, the school bus was blocking the northbound side of Highway 86. In addition, the big rig was stuck in the sand at the center median area. 

It was also reported that the driver of the big rig sustained minor injuries. 

The school bus, however, did not occupy any passengers. 

If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation. In the event of a death, families may also be entitled to wrongful death benefits. 

It is important to remember that in the state of California a person involved in a car accident who has sustained injuries has to file a claim within two years of the accident. 

Always make sure to wear a seatbelt, obey traffic laws, and avoid distractions while driving. 

If you or a loved one need legal help following an accident, contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111.