Holmdel, N.J. – Bus Involved in Accident with Vehicle While Children AboardRobert A. Solomon, P.C.
Holmdel, N.J. (February 21, 2019) – A vehicle crashed into a bus that was transporting seven students from the Village School Wednesday morning, according to police. The New Jersey school bus accident occurred around 11:22 a.m. at the intersection of Rt. 520 and Ladwood Drive.
According to authorities, the school bus was traveling in the westbound lane on Rt. 520 from the Village School in Holmdel with students aboard. At the same time, a silver Chevrolet Impala, being driven by a 68-year-old resident of Holmdel, traveled from the eastbound into the westbound lane on Rt. 520 and struck the school bus head-on.
Both drivers were treated for injuries. The 41-year-old bus driver was treated at the scene for a leg injury while the driver of the Impala was taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center for treatment following a medical episode she experienced while driving. No other injuries were reported.
Police are still investigating the accident at the time of this posting. Police are working to determine if the weather had anything to do with the accident, or if the medical episode experienced by the impala driver was the only cause to the accident.
New Jersey School Bus Accidents
School bus accidents are always scary for those involved. Without seatbelts or airbags, impacts made to school buses will cause injuries to those inside the bus, which will need to be addressed by medical staff. After being injured due to a school bus accident, call the Law Offices of Robert A. Solomon of Metro Law. We will help you get the compensation you’re seeking and also help you with your recovery from your accident. Call us today to schedule an appointment at (800) – 469 – 6476.