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Tanker Truck and School Bus Collision in Fresno County

May 12, 2014- A fuel truck and school bus accident injures 25 people, in Fresno County.  The vehicle collision occurred Monday at about 2 PM, south of Fresno.

A big rig carrying 3,000 gallons of diesel fuel, was westbound on Central Avenue.  The semi truck came to a stop at the intersection of Central and Elm avenues.  It then pulled out into the intersection, right in front of a Orange Center Elementary School District bus.  The bus was northbound on Elm Ave., with about 35-40 students in it, and did not have a stop sign.

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There were 25 people hurt in the crash, with injuries ranging from minor to moderate.  Of those twenty five victims, fifteen were taken to several local hospitals; Community Regional Medical Center, Saint Agnes Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente Medical, Children’s Hospital Central California, and Clovis Community Medical.

Issues still remaining to be investigated include determining the speed of the big rig, whether road conditions may have contributed to this accident, and whether the facts of this accident as reported are accurate.  If you would like these issues investigated further then please call, Attorney John Rozier at 559-713-0159.  Your lawyer for automobile accidents, and personal injuries.