School Bus Driver Cited for Careless Driving after Linden Accident

A 50-year-old South Plainfield woman was injured in a New Jersey car accident after the school bus in which she was a passenger crashed into another vehicle. According to a news report in My Central Jersey, the bus accident occurred on Orchard Terrace at Melrose Terrace in Linden. A 56-year-old male bus driver was attempting to make a left turn when he struck an Acura Integra driven by a 22-year-old man from Linden.

The female bus passenger sustained head injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital. There were no children on the bus at the time of the accident. Officials cited the driver of the Golden Transportation school bus for careless driving.

Under New Jersey Statute 39:4-97: “A person who drives a vehicle carelessly, or without due caution and circumspection, in a manner so as to endanger, or be likely to endanger, a person or property, shall be guilty of careless driving.”

Victims of careless, reckless, and negligent drivers should seek the counsel of a skilled personal injury attorney. Dealing with insurance companies in the aftermath of a car accident can be exhausting for a victim who is trying to recover from his or her injuries. An experienced lawyer will not only help New Jersey passenger injury victims secure fair and full compensation for their injuries and damages, but also hold negligent drivers accountable.

The knowledgeable Princeton bus accident injury attorneys at Lependorf & Silverstein fight hard for the rights of injured victims and their families. If you or a loved one is the victim of a negligent or reckless driver, please call (609) 240-0040 today to find out how we can help.