News: SUV driver rear-ends Marion County school bus in Dunnellon


DUNNELLON, FL – State troopers said a sport utility vehicle collided with a Marion County school bus on Tuesday morning, reports the Ocala-News.

The incident took place near the intersection of SW 155th Street and SW 100th Avenue in Dunnellon at about 7:15 a.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the school bus had stopped in the eastbound lanes of SW 155th Street with its stop signals displayed as a 15-year-old student was getting on board.  At that time, a 74-year-old Dunnellon woman was driving an SUV eastbound on SW 155th Street and failed to safely come to a stop, crashing into the back of the school bus.

No injuries were reported for anyone on the school bus, which was carrying 23 students, or the driver of the SUV.

If your or someone you care for has been harmed in an accident in which another driver was at fault, call the Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC for help.  Our knowledgeable Marion County car accident lawyers will evaluate your case during a free consultation and direct you towards the best course of action for securing financial compensation.  Give us a call at 866-608-5529 or contact us online to speak with our dedicated legal team.

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