Tuesday, May 7, 2013
A few dozen teens and adults from Bucks County were injured after a charter bus crashed in Boston Feb 2. Matt Cruz was the most seriously injured.
A fundraiser for Neshaminy High School student Matt Cruz, who was paralyzed from the chest down in a bus accident during an outing in Boston, has been organized for 7 p.m. Saturday, according to Phillyburbs.com. In April, the Philadelphia driver of the bus that crashed, injuring local students, was charged for driving negligently by Massachusetts’s officials The fundraiser will be at Our Lady of Grace School, 300 Hulmeville Ave. in Penndel, where Matt was an altar server. To give directly to the Matt Cruz Foundation, donations can be sent to the Bucks First Federal Credit Union, 2104 Bath Road, Bristol, PA 19007.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
A few dozen teens and adults from Bucks County were injured after a charter bus crashed in Boston Feb 2. The driver is now being charged.
The Philadelphia driver of the bus that crashed in Boston, injuring local students, has been charged for driving negligently by Massachusetts’s officials, according to the Boston Herald. Neshaminy High School sophomore Matt Cruz, 17, was seriously hurt in the Feb. 2 crash with broken neck and a broken back. He returned from the hospital in Boston in early March, still recovering. The investigation determined that the driver, Samuel J. Jackson, 67, allegedly failed to heed warning signs prohibiting buses from that stretch of roadway while he was operating the bus, according to The Herald. The bus was operated by Calvary Coach out of Philadelphia and was chartered by the Destined for a Dream Foundation. The nonprofit describes itself as …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
A prayer vigil was held in Penndel Monday night for Boston bus crash victim and Neshaminy High School student Matt Cruz.
Dozens of people descended upon Our Lady of Grace in Penndel for a prayer service held for borough resident and Neshaminy High School sophomore Matt Cruz. The 16-year-old was seriously hurt and remains in critical condition after the bus he was traveling in with over 40 other students and adult chaperons did not clear a low overpass bridge in Boston, Mass. while headed to Bristol on Saturday night. Cruz has undergone several surgeries, friends told Patch on Monday morning. “Our principal told us that when he came out of surgery, either last night or this morning, this morning he could move his feet and his toes,” Sarah Esher, a friend of Cruz, told CBS 3. Rev. Jim DeGrassa, who lead the service, asked members of the community to offer pray…