Wrong-Way School Bus Collides with Pickup Truck near Ashlan Avenue
FRESNO, CA (March 28, 2019) – A woman suffered injuries late Thursday evening following a wrong-way crash near Ashlan Avenue.
According to the Fresno California Highway Patrol, the incident happened at about 10:50 PM. A 2019 Thomas Bus, driven by 55-year-old Dianne Bell, was traveling south on Highway 99 when it entered the northbound lanes. There, it collided with a 2008 Ford F150 driven by 50-year-old Marilyn Gorman
Emergency crews arrived at the scene and treated Gorman for minor injuries. Meanwhile, Bell did not suffer injuries in the collision. Authorities confirmed that no students were in the school bus at the time of the crash.
Investigators believe that impairment did not play a role in the accident. An investigation is ongoing to identify other possible contributing factors. Additional information will be released once it becomes available.
It is important to always be alert when behind the wheel of a car, truck, or bus. Stay within the speed limit, and follow the rules of the road to prevent any dangerous accidents. Always keep an eye out for possible road hazards and stay on guard.
If you or a loved has suffered injuries in a wrong-way crash, reach out to the personal injury lawyers at Sweet Law Group. With over 40 years in the field, we know what it takes to protect your legal rights. Call our offices today at (800) 674-7852 for a free consultation at a location nearest you. For your convenience, you can also reach us through email, online chat, and text message 24 hours a day/7 days a week.