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One Dead in Three Rivers School Bus Accident

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Jarod Cassidy3 years ago

At least one person is dead following a collision between a school bus and another vehicle near Three Rivers Thursday morning.

Details of the School Bus Crash

  • Though news on the accident is still breaking, the Texas Department of Public Safety has confirmed that there has been at least one fatality.
  • According to FOX 29 News, the collision occurred along Highway 72 in Live Oak County near Three Rivers, southeast of San Antonio.
  • Emergency responders are currently on the scene – the cause of the accident has not yet been determined.

School Bus Accident Statistics

  • According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there have been 1,409 fatal school transportation-related deaths since 1998.
  • On average, these types of accidents kill 19 school-aged children every year – five occupants of school transportation vehicles and 14 pedestrians.
  • Between 1998 and 2008, 47 percent of school –aged pedestrians were killed in school transportation accidents were between the ages 5 and 7.
  • Understandably, school transportation accidents are most common between the hours of 7-8 a.m. and 3-4 p.m.
An Experienced School Bus Accident Attorney

Thomas J. Henry are available to respond to school bus accidents at any hour, day or night. Our lawyers understand that the immediate acquisition, or acquiring, of evidence is paramount to understanding how the accident occurred. Remember, your choice does matter. If your child was injured in a school bus accident, contact our offices – we are available 24/7, nights and weekends and we represent clients/victims all over the country.

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