Mount Joy, PA – School Bus Accident with Injuries at Donegal Springs Rd & Colebrooke Rd
Mount Joy, PA (September 7, 2022) – Around 4 p.m. on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 6, a school bus accident with injuries took place at a Mount Joy intersection.
According to Lancaster County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Donegal Springs Road and Colebrooke Road. Police confirmed that a small school bus and two passenger vehicles were involved in the accident at the intersection, which took place due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles sustained severe damage. Tow trucks were seen in the area.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. A total of three people were hurt as a result of the accident. The victims were identified as two of the drivers of the passenger vehicles and one person who was on the bus at the time. Their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt as a result of this accident.
School Bus Accidents in Pennsylvania
School bus crashes do not happen nearly as commonly as other accidents on our roads in Pennsylvania. However, they are capable of causing extensive harm when they do occur due to the sheer size alone of buses. On an annual level, approximately 17,000 children are involved in school bus accidents that send them to emergency rooms. Being hurt in one of these accidents can turn a victim’s life upside-down. If you have sustained harm in a bus-related crash and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with an attorney immediately.
Facing the aftermath of a bus accident can be an impactful time in your life, as these accidents sometimes result in extensive injuries. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that many questions that you may have concerning your claim are being answered. These include some of the following:
- What evidence is needed to prove that another party is to blame for your school bus accident?
- What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to your claim?
- Will your case be settled or make it all the way to trial?
With the help of a Mount Joy personal injury lawyer on your side, you can answer these questions and so many others.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you after a bus accident that is not your fault. We understand how challenging it can be to move forward with such a complex claim, especially as many laws are at play in these accidents. Speaking with an attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected as you work toward the compensation that you deserve. Please contact a bus accident attorney in Mount Joy at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can assist you in your time of need.
Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately. We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.
Disclaimer: As well-respected members of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.