“School Bus vs Vehicle Collision”
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (May 4, 2017) – The driver of a motor vehicle died in a collision with a school bus near Nellis Boulevard and Carey Avenue Thursday morning, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. (map)
The accident occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m. The school bus was travelling to William H. Bailey Middle School with approximately 48 students, when the driver of a white vehicle collided with the school bus causing the bus to flip on its side., according to Capt. Ken Young, of Clark County School District police.
The driver of the vehicle died from the collision. A student passenger sustained major injuries. Approximately 15 of the 40 children in the school bus sustained injuries ranging from broken bones to bruises. The University Medical Center of Southern Nevada stated that of the 16 students, 13 of those students suffered no-life threatening injuries. The female driver of the school bus was evaluated. However, she was not initial counted as one of the injured parties.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
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