Kenly, NC (April 12, 2021) – At 8 a.m. on Monday morning, April 12, a serious school bus accident occurred on a roadway in Kenly.
According to Johnston County officials, the accident happened on Weaver Road and involved Bus 741. The bus was on its way to North Johnston Middle School when a black pickup truck suddenly slammed into the back of the bus.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Four students were injured and taken to the hospital. They are expected to make full recoveries.
The driver of the pickup truck was charged with felony failure to reduce speed.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Bus Accidents in North Carolina
Buses are some of the safest vehicles on our roads due to the fact that bus drivers take special precautions on our roads. Because buses are known as common carriers, drivers are expected to get passengers from one area to another without harm. However, these accidents happen every year on North Carolina roads due to the recklessness of others. If you have been hurt in a bus crash, it is important that you have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side.
The aftermath of a North Carolina bus crash can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Incredibly serious injuries sometimes result from these accidents including spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, organ damage, and more. These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time at work. If you have suffered from injuries caused by a bus crash, you should speak with a North Carolina personal injury attorney after an accident. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in bus crashes at www.riccilawnc.com.
Our attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA are here to help you navigate the legal system after a North Carolina accident that is not your fault. Bus accidents can be entirely complex, which is why you should have an attorney on your side who has handled these types of claims in the past. We will help you navigate the legal system and work toward results when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can help you.
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