In Middleburg, Florida, located about 30 minutes south of Jacksonville, two people died after their car collided with the back of a school bus. As a result of the auto collision, the car caught on fire. The driver and front passenger died as a result of the accident. A passenger in the rear of the vehicle suffered non-lifethreatening personal injuries. All three were wearing seatbelts.
The driver of the car ran into the back of the schoolbus at the intersection of Hall Boree Road and Blanding Boulevard in Middleburg. The reason for the driver’s failure to stop safely is not currently known.
As Jacksonville car accident attorneys, we see more rear-end collisions than any other type of automobile accident. Often, the driver causing the accident was distracted by something and failed to appreciate that traffic ahead came to a stop.