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Joseph Augustus, 46, critically injured and Silverio Ramirez-Santiago, 56, and 17 bus passengers injured in bus-car collision on CR 846 in Clewiston, FL
Modified Date:Mon, 09/22/2014 - 7:11pm
Accident Date:Monday, September 22, 2014
A 2010 Nissan was traveling westbound on CR 846 (Immokalee Road) east of County Line Road as a bus was traveling eastbound on CR 846. The auto crossed the center line and the driver of the bus attempted to evasively steer toward the right grass shoulder. As a result, the left front of the Nissan struck the left front of the bus.
Augustus was the driver of the car, and sustained critical injuries in the accident before being taken to Lee Memorial Hospital. Ramirez-Santiago, the bus driver, and 12 of the passengers were taken to Hendry Regional Hospital. Lastly, 5 other passengers were taken to Lehigh Regional Hospital.
County:Hendry County, FL
Area:Ft. Myers-Naples, FL