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Two Injured After Dayton School Bus Crashes into SUV


Two children were injured in Ohio Monday morning after a Dayton school bus ran a red light and collided with an SUV.

Details of the Dayton School Bus Crash

According to WHIO-TV, the accident occurred around 8:40 am at the intersection of West Sixth Street and Ludlow Street.

Preliminary reports suggest the school bus was traveling south on Ludlow Street when it ran a red light before striking the SUV. There were about dozen children on the bus when the crash occurred.

The accident remains under investigation and it is unclear why the school bus failed to stop at the red light.

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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