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2 Students Hospitalized in Philadelphia School Bus Crash


Two students were hospitalized Wednesday as a result of a school bus crash in the Logan section of Philadelphia.

Details of the Philadelphia Bus Crash

According to 6 ABC News, the crash occurred at the intersection of Old York Road and Wagner Avenue at around 6:30 am. Reports indicate the school bus collided with a minivan.

Two students were on the school bus at the time of the crash and both were taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center for evaluation. Details on their condition were not immediately available.

The crash remains under investigation.

School Transportation Accident Statistics

  • According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 1,344 people killed in school-transportation-related crashes recorded between 2004 and 2013. This averages to 134 fatalities per year.
  • Of the 1,344 fatalities, only 8 percent were occupants of school transportation vehicles.
  • Most (71%) of the people who lost their lives in these crashes were occupants of other vehicles involved in the crashes.
  • Nonoccupants, including pedestrians, bicyclists, etc., accounted for 21 percent of the fatalities.
  • Among the 106 occupants killed in school transportation vehicles between 2004 and 2013, 45 were drivers and 61 were passengers.

Contact an Experienced School Bus Accident Attorney

At Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys, we have the experience and resources to handle your child’s case. If your child has been injured in a school bus accident, contact our offices. Our experienced bus accident lawyers are available 24/7, nights and weekends, and can provide you with a free case review.

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