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Four Students Injured in Maryland Bus Accident

Jasmine Roziers2 years ago

Montgomery County authorities are investigating a school bus accident that left 4 students injured Thursday afternoon.

About the Bus Crash

According to ABC 7, the four students were injured Thursday afternoon in a bus accident in Silver Springs, Maryland at the intersection of Georgia and Sligo avenues. 

The accident happened after a car cut the bus off.  The children were injured when the bus driver slammed on the brakes in an attempt to avoid the vehicle.

The bus had around 50 students on the bus at the time. The bus belonged to the Montgomery County Public School District.

U.S. Auto Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • 33,561 people were killed in traffic collisions in 2012 – up 3.3-percent from the 32,479 deaths recorded in 2011.
  • Of those killed in auto accidents in 2012:
  • Another 2,362,000 people were injured in auto accidents in 2012.

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