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Brambleton, VA – Four Hurt in School Bus Crash on Evergreen Mills Rd

Brambleton, VA – Four Hurt in School Bus Crash on Evergreen Mills Rd

Blaszkow Legal, PLLC May 22, 2024

Brambleton, VA (May 22, 2024) - Four people were injured in a motor vehicle accident on May 21 in Loudoun County. The collision occurred around 11:00 a.m.

According to local news sources, a school bus and an SUV collided on Evergreen Mills Road, near Ryan Road. The bus was carrying nine passengers at the time of the accident, including seven adults and 12 students. Four people were injured. All four victims were transported to area hospitals for medical care. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s office and firefighters remained at the scene for an extensive amount of time while working to clear the road. Investigations into the crash are underway.

We hope the injured victims recover quickly.

Bus Accidents in Virginia

Accidents in Virginia can lead to devastating consequences, including severe injuries and financial hardships for those involved. Understanding the leading causes of accidents, common injuries sustained, and the importance of seeking legal assistance can be crucial in navigating the aftermath of such traumatic events.

Some of the leading causes of accidents in Virginia include:

  • Distracted Driving: Activities like texting, talking on the phone, or eating behind the wheel divert attention from the road, increasing the risk of accidents.

  • Speeding: Exceeding the speed limit not only reduces reaction time but also makes collisions more severe.

  • Impaired Driving: Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs significantly impairs judgment and coordination, leading to a higher likelihood of accidents.

  • Weather Conditions: Adverse weather conditions, such as rain, snow, or fog, can create hazardous driving conditions and contribute to accidents.

Common injuries resulting from accidents include:

  • Whiplash: Neck injuries caused by sudden jerking movements during a collision.

  • Fractures: Broken bones due to the force of impact in an accident.

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Head injuries that disrupt normal brain function and can have long-lasting effects.

  • Spinal Cord Injuries: Damage to the spinal cord resulting in paralysis or loss of sensation.

  • Soft Tissue Injuries: Strains, sprains, and tears to muscles, ligaments, and tendons.

  • Internal Organ Damage: Injuries to internal organs due to the force of impact.

Victims of accidents are encouraged to seek immediate legal assistance by contacting a Brambleton bus accident lawyer to explore their legal options and seek rightful compensation. Filing a personal injury claim can help victims recover damages for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses incurred due to the accident.

At Blaszkow Legal, PLLC, we understand the challenges you may face after an accident or injury. Our experienced attorneys are committed to providing personalized attention and quality legal representation to help you navigate the complex legal process and secure the justice you deserve. Contact us today at 703-879-5910 to explore your legal options and take the necessary steps toward achieving rightful justice and compensation.

Note: When creating these blog posts, our team of writers utilizes external sources, including local and state news sources, social media platforms, police accident incident reports, state police accident reports, and at times, eyewitness accounts. Please contact us immediately if you discover any incorrect information so that we can update the post with the most current, accurate information available.

Disclaimer: This post is not a business solicitation, and none of the information provided should be interpreted as medical or legal advice. If you have been injured in an accident, seek immediate medical attention. This post's featured image was not captured at the actual accident scene.