According to WEAU, authorities announced that a 5-year-old girl was stricken down by a school bus arm safety rail after running into a street in Monsey, New York. The driver then proceeded to drive past the young child who fortunately avoided the wheels of the bus and was positioned directly beneath the undercarriage of the bus.
A woman nearby who witnessed the incident was able to safely secure the child on the sidewalk. The young girl was then transported to a hospital where she barely received any injuries besides minor facial scratches.
The bus driver, Surkis, was cited and ticketed for negligence in safety measures. Child Protective Services were immediately notified of the incident.
If you or your child have been injured in a bus accident, contact Thomas J. Henry. Our team of experienced bus accident attorneys are available to evaluate your claim 24/7, nights and weekends. Thomas J. Henry has the financial resources and the track record of winning that you need in a law firm. Contact us today for a free case review. Our firm has offices in Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Austin, and Houston, serving clients across Texas and nationwide.