A collision between a pickup truck and a LYNX bus resulted in numerous injuries in Orlando this past Tuesday night. Reports from the scene of the incident as well as reports from the Orlando Police Department indicate that the collision took place along West Michigan Street, close to the intersection of this road and Orange Blossom Trail.
It was while students from Lake Nona High School were traveling on the bus towards their various homes that something happened within the cab to cause a water hose to begin violently spraying water all throughout the vehicle’s interior. At the time of this writing, the reasons behind the malfunction are not clear, and all we know for certain is that the bus was carrying 37 students and drawing near to the intersection of Narcoossee Road and Kirby Smith Road when the unknown circumstance took place that caused the hose to begin gushing water.
Early on Thursday, the Orange County Fire Rescue and deputies with the Orlando Police Department responded to reports of a multi-vehicle crash along Colonial Drive. When they arrived, the members of the various emergency response teams discovered numerous vehicles in severely mangled states as well as at least one passenger trapped inside one of them.
This past Sunday afternoon, a Lynx bus driving through the intersection of Orange Blossom Trail and Landstreet Road was involved in an accident that sent minimally five people to the hospital. The Orange County Fire Rescue officials have released a statement outlining the events as they are currently known, however additional details are still emerging, and it may take some time before the true facts are understood. According to the initial report, however, the crash happened close to 3:45 in the afternoon, shortly after the Orlando rush-hour begins.
This Friday, as a school bus was traveling through Ocoee, along its usual route towards Thornbrook Elementary School, it was involved in an accident at the intersection of Blackwood Avenue and Old Winter Garden Road. The incident took place at 8:35 in the morning directly in front of the Oaks Apartments.
A woman from South Carolina was killed in a weekend car crash while traveling in Florida. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the 81 year old woman died at the scene after her car crashed into a tour bus carrying 38 members of the Hiram (Ohio) college baseball team. The accident happened along Interstate 75.
A terrifying accident occurred early on Thursday morning when a pickup truck collided with a school bus at the intersection of Whispering Birch Way and Clarcona Ocoee Road.
The Polk County, Florida Sheriff’s Office reported responding to an automobile crash involving a city bus and a truck. Initial reports that the Florida bus accident has left at least seven seriously injured. The accident happened in the Eloise area of Winter Haven along Highway 17. As a result of the accident, Highway 17 was completely blocked from Snively Boulevard to Highway 540.
Early on Tuesday morning, a Lynx bus was driving eastward on Colonial Drive in Orlando when it was hit by a car that ran a red light at the intersection of Colonial Drive and Mercy Drive. According to the Orlando Police, the accident took place around 5:35am, when most of the city is still asleep and the roads are just beginning to fill with the early morning commuters. The bus, which was carrying passengers (although neither their destination nor their point of origin was not released in the statement), had a green light at the intersection and was following all traffic laws as it traveled through it. The other car, on the other hand, had a red light.
Following an Orlando bus accident involving five vehicles and critically injuring one, Florida Highway Patrol officials are searching for witnesses.