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Pickup Truck Driver Collides With School Bus in Newport News, VA

A pickup truck driver died in the hospital from injuries he suffered after his pickup truck collided with a school bus on September 30, 2011, in Newport News, Virginia (VA). According to the Virginian-Pilot, three students on their way to Newport Academy, the driver and an assistant were on the bus but not injured. The wreck occurred about 7:35 am on Jefferson Avenue near Kings Ridge Drive.

This accident and the subway crash in Shanghai, China reported recently by Emily Brannon, a personal injury attorney with our firm, cause us to reflect on how often people die or get seriously injured when they commute on buses or subways on their way to work or school.

Someone injured in a Virginia bus accident may be looking at months of recovery, changing life forever.  The assistance of Virginia personal injury attorneys may be necessary to make a responsible party accountable for accidents.

To learn more about what to do if you or a loved one is hurt in a car or bus accident, check out our Frequently Asked Questions devoted to the subject.

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