Sylvester, GA – School Bus Collides with Tractor

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Sylvester, GA (November 2, 2022) - An accident involving a school bus and a tractor occurred on Tuesday, November 1st, in the afternoon, but there were no reports of anyone being hurt in the collision.

Georgia State Patrol responded to the accident on GA 313 near Jewel Crowe Road.

According to the findings of the preliminary investigation, the accident took place a little before 4:30 p.m. According to the reports of the state police, a Worth County school bus and a tractor pulling a wagon were both headed north on Georgia State Route 313 when they approached Providence Church Road.

According to the Georgia State Patrol, the school bus made an attempt to get around the tractor that was making a left turn into a private driveway.

The school bus struck the front left tire of the tractor with its rear tire.

The driver of the tractor stated he had his left turn signal on, which was on and functioning correctly upon the trooper's arrival.

According to the driver of the bus, the lights on the tractor were flashing in an emergency situation.

According to the Georgia State Police, in addition to the driver, there were also two students and a teacher's aide on board the school bus at the time of the accident.

The MCCD was also dispatched to the scene to offer assistance with the investigation. 

Motor Vehicle Accidents in Georgia

Almost any collision or injury involving a motor vehicle is considered a car accident in Georgia. This holds true for collisions involving one, two, or more vehicles. Common instances of automobile collisions include:

  • Rear-End Collisions
  • Head-On Collisions
  • Hit-and-Run Accidents
  • Drunk Driving Accidents
  • Distracted Driving Accident
  • Mechanical Error Accidents
  • T-Bone Accidents

The same guidelines also apply to collisions that don't exclusively involve cars, for example: 

  • School Bus Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Tractor Accidents

Regardless of what type of vehicle you were driving when the accident occurred, if you believe the other driver is at fault, you will need to contact a Georgia Car Accident Attorney for legal advice. 

After the accident, contact a lawyer right away and hold off on contacting the insurance provider until you've spoken with an attorney. Insurance companies will frequently ask leading questions in an attempt to use your words against you and minimize your claim.

Your best chance at receiving the compensation you deserve for your losses is to seek legal help from a Personal Injury Lawyer as soon as possible. 

At The Mabra Firm, we have a team of experienced motor vehicle accident lawyers who can help you after a crash. Call us at 404-344-5255 to schedule a free consultation today.

Note: This post was created with the help of outside sources, such as news articles and first-hand accounts. Because the details of this accident have not been independently verified, please notify us immediately if you discover any false information. We will update the post to reflect the correct information.

Disclaimer: At The Mabra Law Firm, we are always looking for ways to improve the quality and safety of our state, and we have been saddened by the outcomes of numerous accidents. We hope that by informing those in our community about these accidents, they will work to prevent other serious accidents in the future. These posts are not intended to be solicitations for business. The information contained within should never be interpreted as medical or legal advice. We wish everyone involved in these accidents a fast recovery.