Lancaster, PA – Three Students Injured in School Bus AccidentLawPaWriter
Lancaster, PA (November 12, 2020) – On Thursday morning, November 12, three students were injured in a school bus accident in Lancaster.
According to the Penn Manor School District, the accident occurred in an unidentified area of Lancaster when a school bus and a passenger vehicle collided due to reasons that are not yet known.
Police confirmed that the school bus was carrying 16 students at the time of the crash. Paramedics were dispatched to the scene where they evaluated all of the students and the bus driver. Two students were treated at the scene for minor injuries, while one student was transported to a local hospital with a head injury. Their current condition is not yet known.
The students who were not injured were transferred to another bus and taken to school for the remainder of the day.
The investigation into the circumstances of the crash continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Bus Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania bus accidents happen every single year due to the negligence of bus drivers and passenger vehicle drivers alike. Recent research has shown that approximately 3,960 bus accidents took place in just 2016 alone. Approximately 11% of bus accidents led to injuries and fatalities within the state in one recent year. Buses are known to be common carriers, which means that they take passengers from one place to another for a fee. If you have been injured in a bus crash, it is essential that you have a skilled attorney by your side.
Bus drivers are expected to bring individuals from one place to another as they uphold the highest level of safety on our roads. However, these accidents still tend to occur every single day within the U.S. due to reasons like distracted driving, speeding, drowsy driving, and more. The aftermath of a bus accident can impact your life on physical, emotional, and financial levels. As you navigate the legal system, you may wonder where you can turn in your time of need. You should always be prepared to speak with a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney who can help you.
Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you after an accident that is not your fault. Though bus accidents do not happen as commonly as many other accidents on our roads, they are known for being some of the most catastrophic in nature due to the sheer size of buses alone. Our attorneys will help you during these complex times as you work toward compensation. Please do not hesitate to contact a bus accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information in your time of need.
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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.