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Covington, Washington – Two in Critical Condition, Several Injured in School Bus Crash

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Posted on March 21, 2019

Covington, Washington (March 18, 2019) – Two people and seven students suffered injuries after a car crashed into a school bus at 165th Place Southeast and Covington Way Southeast before 3 pm on Monday. Two of the car occupants were in critical condition and were taken to Harborview Medical Center, while the seven students sustained minor injuries. The three other occupants of the car tried to flee the scene but were captured, with one being arrested for being suspected of unlawful possession of firearms and the two others were taken to the hospital for their minor injuries. Of the 28 people aboard the bus at the time, all were evaluated and only seven suffered minor injuries. None of the students needed to be hospitalized.

About Vehicle Accidents

Vehicle accidents are common and may happen more frequently than you think. In 2017, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT)  have reported a total of 120, 993 car accidents. Of those accidents, 525 were fatal ad 34, 311 were possible or suspected of injuries. In Seattle in particular, the fairly mountainous geography and surrounding water has created for a road situation which includes many tunnels, bridges, hills and narrow roads that can lead to car accidents. We urge all drivers to practice caution while out on the streets – any mistake can lead to injuries and damage not only to your person, but on other people as well.

If you have become a victim of such an accident, we extend our compassion and aid. The problems that come out after such an accident, whether it is injuries, damage, or loss of a loved one – these are not burdens you should shoulder alone. If you have been a victim of such an accident, do not hesitate to reach out to our team in Caffee Law. We offer a free confidential consultation at (206) 312-0954.