Over the last two days there have been two serious school bus crashes. No city, town, village is immune to these crashes. The school bus in the First Due Tackle logo is a constant reminder to prepare for these incidents. We dedicate a whole page on this blog to school bus extrication and emergency planning. Share with your crews and learn more about the challenges you may face.
First are some pictures from a school bus crash in Milton, Ontario on April 23. 17 students were on the bus at the time of the crash. The driver of the SUV was extricated in 20 minutes and airlifted from the scene in critical condition. Speeds of around 50 mph resulted in heavy damage to both the bus and SUV.
News Story HERE from Canada.
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