Motorcyclist is Hurt in Accident with School Bus in Virginia Beach
A motorcyclist complained of injuries after he was involved in a crash with a school bus in Virginia Beach, according to police reports.
The wreck occurred around 7 a.m. in the area of Old Dam Neck Road and Upton Drive, according to Tonya Borman with the Virginia Beach Police Department. A WAVY.com report stated there were students on the Virginia Beach bus at the time, but none of them were injured.
The motorcyclist complained of injuries at the scene of the accident, Borman said.
WAVY reported the bus involved was #157 and contained Math and Science Academy students en route to Ocean Lakes High School.
I have reported on a number of accidents involving school buses in Virginia Beach in recent years. The most serious one occurred in October, 2013. Christian Montes, a sailor was standing outside his broken down car one morning when he was hit and killed by a school bus.
We entrust the safety of our children to school bus drivers. However, on occasions bus drivers fall below the standards we expect. Police did not say which party was to blame in the accident involving the school bus and the motorcycle.
If you have been injured by a school bus, you may have grounds to file a lawsuit against a school division. Contact our Virginia Beach personal injury lawyers for a free consultation at 757.455.0077 or see Cooperhurley.com