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Tow truck Collides with Transit Bus, Injures 6

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Lilly Mashayak1 year ago

Florida authorities are investigating a bus accident that left six people injured over the weekend.

Details of the Florida Bus Crash

According to WSVN, officials say at least six people were injured after a transit bus and tow truck collided Saturday morning in Pembroke Park.

The accident occurred near West Hallandale Beach Boulevard and Southwest 40th Avenue. The collision involved the bus, a tow truck and a BMW that was on the tow truck. All three vehicles sustained damage.

All victims are expected to be OK, and there cause of the accident is not yet known.

Florida Auto Accident Statistics

  • Over recent years, Florida has seen a steady increase in the number of reported commercial vehicle accidents:
    • 2015: 38,281
    • 2014: 34,443
    • 2013: 32,089
    • 2012: 29,473
    • 2011: 11,459
  • These increases seem to correspond with increases in the total number of auto accident reported each year:
    • 2015: 374,161
    • 2014: 344,456
    • 2013: 317,251
    • 2012: 283,367
    • 2011: 229,212
  • According to FindTheData, Florida had 2,262 fatal car crashes in 2010, resulting in 2,445 fatalities. Of those fatal car crashes, 27 percent involved a drunk driver. 

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