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Bus Driver Dies on Car Accident in Nevada

Isabella Rolz6 months ago

A RTC bus driver was killed on June 3rd in a tragic accident that involved four vehicles in Stead, Nevada.

Details of the Fatal Bus Accident

Local officials announced the driver got killed around 7:40 P.M last Friday. The accident occurred near Silver Lake Road and Silver Sky Parkway.

Reporters with the Reno Gazette-Journal said the bus was involved in an accident with three other vehicles. However, it was a SUV that initiated the crash.

After receiving reports, the police released a statement that explained that there were no drugs or alcohol involved. The SUV, travelling westbound had problems seeing because of the setting sun and subsequently crashed.

National Auto Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • 32,719 people were killed in auto accidents in 2013 – a slight decrease from the 33,782 deaths reported in 2012.
  • Of those killed in 2013:
  • An additional 2,313,000 people were injured in auto accidents in 2013.

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