Traffic Accident at Lavell and Mark West Springs Roads
An accident involving a school bus left two people injured in Santa Rosa Tuesday afternoon.
Reports included that the crash occurred at 3:39 p.m. at Lavell Mark West Springs Roads.
According to authorities, the school bus was carrying nine students traveling eastbound when the driver made a left turn onto Lavell Road.
At the same time, a Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck struck the bus.
The students were left unharmed; however, the bus driver suffered minor injuries. They were taken to a local hospital for evaluation.
In addition, the driver of the pickup complained of soreness but did not go to the hospital.
The crash remains under investigation.
Tips for after accident procedures:
- Always stop at the scene
- Call 911 if there are any injuries
- Get vehicle to safety if it is moveable, if it is not, put on hazards
- Exchange information with others involved and document everything
- Call 911 to report accident – they determine who was at fault
If your injuries are caused by the negligence of a third party you may be entitled to compensation.
Contact JT Legal Group at (888) 529-3111 if you need legal assistance following an accident.