Type: Bus Accident
Date: April 9, 2010, 04/09/10
Outcome: no injuries
A school bus collision took place near Arlington Friday afternoon.
There were no injuries reported.
According to Washington State Troopers, the accident took place Friday around 3 p.m. when a logging truck that was travelling too fast on State Route 350 just east of Arlington crashed into an School Bus full of kids.
The logging truck was headed westbound and the school bus was in the eastbound lanes dropping kids off when the truck slammed on it's breaks, swerved to avoid another car and hit the left side of the school bus.
The bus driver tried to avoid being hit by pulling onto the right shoulder of the road but couldn't get out of the way in time.
The logging truck driver was cited for driving too fast.
School bus accidents statistics state that school bus accidents are the biggest type of mass transit in the United States and provide almost 9 million trips a year for students. Since 1990, 1,450 people have been killed in school bus related accidents.
If your child has been injured in a school bus accident, an experienced Seattle mass transit accident lawyer can help you balance the concerns of your child's injury with the demands of our legal system while bringing professionalism and extensive experience to the table.