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Accidents involving large commercial vehicles such as trucks and buses often result in more severe personal injury than accidents involving passenger cars, or even death.  The reason for this is that a commercial vehicle generally weights at least 10,000 pounds, and some dump trucks when loaded can be upwards of 80 tons.  An average bus weighs around 30,000 pounds.

mWypFbUAccording to a recent news feature from the Boston Herald, a woman in Worcester County died as a result of injuries she sustained during a car accident involving a school bus.  Authorities have said the 57-year-old woman was riding as passenger in a car driven by a 33-year-old man from Rhode Island when she was killed. Continue reading

Authorities have said an 80-year-old woman was killed in a fatal bus crash involving a minivan and a school bus in Worcester, Massachusetts.  According to a recent news article from the Worcester Telegram, the woman’s husband was also seriously injured in the crash.   The accident is still under investigation, but it is believed that what is being called “extreme sun glare” played a major role in the accident.

bus-stop-1444019-mApparently, the sun glare was so bad that officers who responded to the scene of the deadly Worcester County car accident said they could barely see anything due to the glare. As for the accident itself, authorities have said the decedent was driving their minivan around 4:30 p.m. when she allegedly crashed into a bus that was making a turn. The minivan collided head first into the side of a school bus, causing substantial damage to the minivan. The driver was coming out of a parking lot when making the turn.  Continue reading