Bernalillo, NM - 1 Injured in School Bus Crash on Camino Don Tomas
Bernalillo, NM (February 7, 2020) - There was a crash involving a school bus and another vehicle in Bernalillo, New Mexico on Thursday afternoon, February 6th. The crash happened on Camino Don Tomas north of the intersection with US-550 around 4 p.m. Local reports revealed that one person was injured in the crash.
Authorities aren’t certain what led the crash at this time. According to the Sandoval County Fire Department, none of the children on board the bus were injured. One person in the other vehicle was injured, but the severity of the injuries has not been disclosed.
An investigation into the accident is currently in progress. More details will be released as it continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
School Bus Accidents in New Mexico
All drivers are at risk of causing a crash, even those operating school buses. These vehicles are large and can cause serious damage in the event of a collision. While these accidents are fairly rare, they still risk causing serious injuries.
70 percent of fatalities involving school bus crashes are those traveling outside the bus. There were 117 people killed in school bus accidents in 2018. Those injured in a crash should contact a New Mexico personal injury attorney to pursue legal compensation.
You shouldn’t ever discount the severity of a crash. The team at Will Ferguson & Associates is here to help you obtain a fair settlement for your injuries. Give us a call at (505) 243-5566 to see how we can help.
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Disclaimer: At Will Ferguson & Associates, it is our goal to honor the victims of the nightmarish accidents that often take place in New Mexico. We would also like to familiarize the public with ways they can avoid a similar fate and what they can do, should the unthinkable happen. The information contained within this article is not to be viewed as any type of medical or legal advice. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.
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