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Chesapeake Bus Accident Injures 6 people

Shalini Shah7 months ago

An accident at the intersection of Battlefield Boulevard and Hanbury Road in Chesapeake, VA has left several people injured.

About the Fatal Accident

A mini-bus and an SUV were involved in the accident at the intersection of Battlefield Boulevard and Hanbury Road.

13News Now reports that six people have been injured, of which are three adults and two children.

They were all taken to Chesapeake Regional Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

Important Motor Vehicle Safety Statistics

Motor-vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

  • More than 2.5 million Americans went to emergency room in 2012
  • Nearly 200,000 people were hospitalized in 2012
  • Americans spend more than 1 million days in the hospital each year from crash injuries
  • On average, each crash-related Emergency visit costs about $3,300
  • Each hospitalization costs about $57,000 over a person's lifetime 
  • Lifetime work lost because of 2012 crash injuries cost about $33 billion

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