Five Injured in School Bus Accident
Tulsa, OK (December 12, 2018) On December 12th, a school bus accident involving a passenger vehicle took place near South 33rd West Avenue and I-44. According to the reports, a passenger vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign and collided head-on with a school bus. The bus driver attempted to swerve but ended up landing in a ditch. There were 25 students occupying the bus at the time of the accident as they headed toward Clinton Elementary School. When emergency crews arrived, they found five people from the passenger vehicle suffering from minor injuries. They transported the two adults and three children to a local hospital for treatment. The police cited the driver for failure to stop at a stop sign and for seat belt violation.
We are relieved to hear that nobody suffered fatal injuries in this collision. We hope each injured victim recovers quickly from their injuries.
Vehicle Accidents in Oklahoma
Studies show that about 4,000 people suffer fatal injuries per day in the United States after being involved in vehicle accidents. Fortunately, no fatalities occurred from this collision. It’s no surprise that this accident was caused by failure to stop at a stop sign since the leading cause of most accidents is caused by driver’s error. It’s vital that the bus driver and all of the students seek medical evaluation to make sure no new symptoms develop in the future. If symptoms do occur, they may be able to file personal injury lawsuits.
At McGuire Law Firm, we understand the physical, mental, emotional, and financial affects vehicle accidents have on our clients, which is why we work hard to fight for their rights. If you or someone you know received injuries in a vehicle accident, call (405) 513-5658.