At least 13 people in Anderson County suffered injuries after the bus they were riding was involved in an accident caused by a reckless driver, according to a Spetember 26 article on wspa.com.
According to reports, a two-vehicle accident happened at about 9:50 a.m. on Interstate 85. The persons who were hurt were reportedly members of the Homeland Park Baptist Church. The bus carrying the church members was bound for Georgia when it was rear ended by a pickup truck. The bus fell on its side after the collision. At least three of the bus’s passengers were in critical condition while most of the others have already been discharged from the hospital. State authorities apprehended Christopher Mezzapesa, the pickup truck’s driver, due to a suspicion that he was negligent while behind the wheel. He was completely uninjured.
Many people, unfortunately, suffer incapacitating injuries when they got involved in vehicular accidents caused by negligent drivers. If you have been injured in a car crash, a Columbia car accident attorney from the Goings Law Firm, LLC may be able to help you. Call us today at (803) 350-9230 to find out how we may work for you.