Man injured in car vs. bus collision in Kent

Story Highlights:
One injured in Kent car accident
Car vs. bus collision caused by failure to stop
Second accident to occur in area within 30 minutes



Date: January 5, 2011, 01/05/2011
Location: Kent, King County, Washington
Type: Car accident, Bus accident
Outcome: One injured

While driving in Kent around 3:30pm on Wednesday, a man from Renton was involved in a collision when he failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with a Kent school bus at the intersection of Southeast 244th Street and Benson Road.

The man was unconscious when paramedics arrived but they were able to revive him and he was transported to Harborview Medical Center. The driver, who was alone in the bus, was uninjured. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. This accident, and another involving a young boy who was hit by a car, happened within 30 minutes of each other and less than a mile apart.

Kent Accident Statistics for 2008
Fatal accident count: 3
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
Fatalities: 3
Persons involved in fatal accidents: 4
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1

Obeying Traffic Signs and Devices
The driver of any vehicle, every bicyclist, and every pedestrian shall obey the instructions of any official traffic control device unless otherwise directed by a traffic or police officer. See RCW 46.61.050 for more information.

Seattle Car Accident Attorneys
If you or a family member has suffered as the result of a car accident, Seattle car accident attorney Chris Davis and the Davis Law Group, P.S. can help you. We understand the devastation that can occur as a result of being in a serious auto accident. We are committed to helping car accident, trucking accident, and motorcycle accident victims recover the just and fair compensation they are entitled to receive under the law.
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