Desert Springs School Bus Accident Left One Person Injured At The Intersection of Palm Drive and Dillon Road
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA (March 4, 2019) – One adult sustained injuries after an accident with a Palm Springs Unified School District bus on Monday.
Desert Hot Springs police are saying that the accident took place around 10:30 a.m. by the intersection of Palm Drive and Dillon Road. Firefighters rushed to the scene of the accident in order to help the victim.
A photo of the accident scene showed that the school bus jumped over the curb and onto the grass. There is an ongoing investigation into what may have caused the accident.
Liability In School Bus Accidents
School bus accidents can cause serious injury and even death. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), bus accidents are most commonly caused by driver fatigue, speeding, brake problems and prescription drug use. Injuries from a bus accident can include broken bones, spinal fractures, head injuries and internal trauma.
Any person that is injured in a bus accident may be able to pursue damages through a bodily injury claim. School districts are responsible for the conduct of their bus drivers. this is true as long as the bus driver was working within the course and scope of their employment at the time of the accident. A bus accident attorney can fight on your behalf and help you receive compensation.
Getting Help After A Bus Accident
Have you or someone that you love been injured due to the negligence of a bus driver? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We understand how difficult it can be to recover from a serious accident. Whether you need help with medical bills, getting a police report or just have questions about your rights we are here for you. You can contact us anytime at (888) 888-9285.