Tulare, CA (November 28, 2022) – On Tuesday afternoon, November 22, an accident involving a car and a school bus was reported in Tulare that tragically killed one person.
The California Highway Patrol reported that around 3:30 p.m., an accident was reported in the 31755 block of Indian Reservation Road in Tulare. The accident occurred when a vehicle and a school bus veered into the same space on the road, colliding with each other. The vehicle was severely damaged as a result of the impact.
Multiple emergency agencies were called to the scene. Paramedics were called to the scene to care for those injured. When they arrived, they found one person had sustained very serious injuries and was transported to the hospital for further treatment. It was later reported on Saturday that this individual had succumbed to his injuries and passed away. The identity of the deceased individual has not been disclosed pending notification of their next of kin. Information about any other injuries sustained in the accident has not been released at this time. It is also unclear from the reports whether there were students on the school bus at the time of the collision.
The impact of the crash caused significant damage to the involved vehicles. There were significant traffic delays in the area Tuesday. Lanes were blocked, and traffic was diverted as clean-up efforts required extensive effort.
Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and its causes.
We extend our deepest condolences to the deceased victim’s family at this time. Our hearts are with all those who have been affected by this tragedy.
Our thoughts are with anyone else who was injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.
Fatal Bus Accidents in California
California is the most populated state in the country and has some of the largest and busiest metropolitan areas. When traveling California’s roads, you’ll see many different modes of transportation, including large commercial trucks, tractor-trailers, and school buses, to highlight a few. Buses are very large and can be difficult to control and maneuver at times for even the most skilled of drivers. They have larger blind spots, which makes it harder for them to see the other vehicles around them.
California law holds bus drivers to a very high safety standard. They owe a duty to the public to exercise the highest level of care when operating the bus to avoid injury to its passengers and those traveling in its vicinity. Given their large size, the reality is that when buses are involved in accidents, they can cause a lot of damage and the risk of serious injury or death is very high.
The unexpected and sudden loss of a family member is an especially difficult experience to endure. After your loved one’s death, filing a wrongful death suit against the negligent party can ensure that your deceased family member gets the justice they deserve and can help you to cope with their loss. Insurance companies have strict filing deadlines for filing a claim. A compassionate attorney can help you with this process, so you don’t have to worry about these matters when grieving your loved one’s death.
If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal bus accident, speak with a legal advocate that you can trust. Contact a Tulare wrongful death attorney by calling (949) 536-9467 to see how we can help you.
Note: This accident news post was created with the use of outside sources. These sources include local news reports, state and local police reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about serious truck accidents that occur in Southern California. For that reason, we have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident. If you find any information that is incorrect, please contact the Law Offices of Samer Habbas & Associates, PC, so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available.
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