Cumberland Co, TN – Several Students Hospitalized Following Bus Crash on Maryland Rd

4.19 Cumberland Co, TN - Several Students Hospitalized Following Bus Crash on Maryland Rd

Cumberland Co, TN – Several Students Hospitalized Following Bus Crash on Maryland Rd

Cumberland Co, TN (April 19, 2021) – At about 6:40 a.m. on Monday, April 19th, troopers from the Tennessee Highway Patrol were called to the scene of a collision between a Cumberland County school bus a pick-up truck that put multiple students in the hospital.  

According to officials, the school bus was traveling southbound along Maryland Road when a Chevrolet pick-up truck, driven by Allison Gelfand, 41, heading eastbound on Cow Pen Road, failed to obey the stop sign where the two roads meet, causing her to collide with the bus.  

Three students were transported via ambulance to a nearby hospital with non-critical injuries.

Two more students were taken in a personal vehicle, and another two students were examined by the school nurse when they got to school.

Approximately 40 to 45 students were put on another bus in order to get them to school.  

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Injury Accidents in Cumberland County

4.19 Cumberland Co, TN - Several Students Hospitalized Following Bus Crash on Maryland Rd

Liability for an auto accident is assigned to the driver who caused it. If you are found to share in any percentage of that liability, however, you will have to forego a matching portion of your award or settlement according to Tennessee’s comparative negligence insurance policy. As long your percentage of fault does not exceed the defendant’s, you are still entitled to recover financial compensation for your accident-related damages.   

If you or someone you love was injured in a car accident, the Tennessee car accident attorneys at Fox & Farmer are here to help. We have the skill and determination that you need in your corner to receive the full sum of the monetary recovery to which Tennessee state law entitles you. 

With a thorough and up-to-date knowledge of the state’s judicial system, our experienced car accident attorneys know how to the right way to construct a profitable Tennessee personal injury claim. We have worked hard to earn our esteemed reputation as one of the foremost law firms in the area and are proud of the valuable legal experience we have gained during the course of our careers.

If you were recently injured by the carelessness of another driver, then we firmly recommend that you meet with a dedicated personal injury attorney by calling (865) 531-9400 and booking an appointment for a free assessment of your Tennessee car accident claim and guidance on the next legal steps you should take based on your circumstances.

Notes: The incident described in this post was created through the use of outside sources.  Those sources include but are not limited to local police and fire department accident reports, news reports, newspapers, state police bulletins as well as eyewitness accounts about serious accidents that occur in the Knoxville and Tri-Cities area in Tennessee. The details surrounding this specific accident have not been confirmed by our writers at Fox & Farmers Attorneys at Law.  If you find any information that is incorrect, please let us know so that we can update the post to include the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed from our website, please let us know and we will remove the post promptly. 

Disclaimers:  Fox & Farmer Attorneys at Law has been a family firm since 1987. We have worked very hard throughout the decades to help people who have been injured in serious accidents. We hope that by writing these posts that we will bring awareness to the dangers of driving in and around Knoxville and the Tri-Cities area. We want to remind our fellow community members to slow down and use caution when operating a motor vehicle so they will avoid being involved in a serious accident. This news post is not intended to be a solicitation for business.  Any information provided should not be considered legal or medical advice. The picture used in this post was not taken at the accident scene. 

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