This news is to promote awareness around the dangers of motor vehicle accidents in the states of North Carolina and South Carolina. Our team at The Law Offices of Jason E.Taylor has represented thousands of clients who have been the victims of other’s negligence while operating motor vehicles. We deeply understand the profound impacts these accidents can have on so many families and loved ones.
A bus caused multiple collisions on Interstate 85 on Friday afternoon, October 20 shutting the interstate down in Cabarrus County. The bus driver from Barton College failed to slow down and hit at least two cars, which closed southbound I-85 at exit 65 for over two hours Friday afternoon. At least one person was pinned in a car.
Barton College officials confirmed on Saturday that their cross-country team was occupying the bus. The bus was heading to the Conference Carolinas Championship in Charlotte. The team’s coach and 12 student-athletes were aboard the bus, which is not owned by the college.
Several cars, a van, and a charter bus had severe damage. One car was so destroyed that its roof was no longer attached to it. four people total were taken to the hospital. information about the severity of their injuries is not currently available. One female student-athlete was taken to a nearby hospital for a 24-hour observation, as a precaution. The other student-athletes were checked by first responders and they are in good condition. The Cross County Coach Tim Foster and the team remained in Charlotte Friday night and are traveling back to the Wilson campus Saturday.
At The Law Offices of Jason E. Taylor, We also extend our prayers to the multiple people facing serious injuries and wish them a healthy recovery. We share our condolences for this devastating car accident that resulted in multiple injuries Friday in Cabarrus County.
Should you or someone you know find yourself injured as a victim of someone else’s negligence in an accident, our firm offers free consultations to help guide you through the process so you can focus on your mental and physical recovery. Contact us at 1-800-351-3008.
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