Forest Ridge School Van Crash on Southeast 44th Street Injures One
Bellevue, WA (June 15, 2021) – On Monday, at least one was injured in school bus crash on Southeast 44th Street.
Officers responded to the accident scene at about 8 a.m. at the intersection of Somerset Boulevard Southeast.
When officers arrived, they found the Forest Ridge school van rolled over onto its side.
Moreover, officers said seven children were aboard the van at the time of the accident.
Medics checked all the children before they were released to their parents.
At least one person incurred minor injuries in the accident.
Since you cannot read the intention of the driver in front of you, don’t tailgate. Always keep some distance between your vehicle and the one ahead in order to give yourself enough response time should the vehicle ahead make a sudden turn or stop.
Always Drive With Care
While driving is essential for many in order to move about in their lives, it is one of the most dangerous activities performed daily. That is because auto accidents are a major public health threat. Traffic accidents are a leading cause of death for individuals ages 5-64.
Thus it is indeed crucial that everyone drives defensively in order to avoid traffic accidents as much as possible.
Here are some of the things that we can do to practice defensive driving:
– Always drive at a controllable speed.
– Also, do not to assume you know the other driver’s intention.
– Be prepared to positively react to other drivers.
– This one, we should never neglect. Yield at intersections, even if you have right of way.
– Most importantly, stay focused on the road. Remove all distractions such as mobile phone use, unstrapped toddlers, etc.
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