Just as the tail-end of rush hour was wrapping up on Tuesday, December 12, 2018, two Disney World charter buses carrying multiple passengers were involved in a rear-end car accident near Epcot Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
A terrible and terrifying crash happened inside the Hillsborough County city of Tampa on Thursday, November 1st, at a bus stop used by children waiting to go to school. According to the reports from the police with the Tampa Police Department, the bus accident happened shortly after 8:00 in the morning, when school busses were traveling throughout the city to pick up children and bring them to their schools.
At approximately 8:30 a.m. this past Friday, October 12th, an Orange County school bus that was driving its route and making its routinely morning pickups, was involved in a strange chain-reaction bus accident first with another vehicle, and then with a swimming pool.
On Thursday, August 30th, police working with the Florida Highway Patrol began to receive reports of an incident at the intersection of Pine Hills Road and Liming Avenue inside the town of Pine Hills within Orange County. Early reports from the Florida Highway Patrol indicate that they were pulled to the scene in order to respond to an accident between a car and a school bus and a second car and a house that resulted in the car being stuck underneath the bus and at least one person suffering from critical injuries.
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.