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School Bus Collision Sends One Man to Hospital

Jonathan Hernandez6 months ago

One man was injured after being involved in a school bus accidents.

Details about the School Bus Accident

News 4 San Antonio is reporting that at least one person was injured in an accident involving a school bus that happened in Floresville on Thursday afternoon.

According to local police, the accident happened at about 3:15 p.m. on Thursday afternoon along the 100 block of Garrett lane, near Highway 181. A badly damaged white pickup truck was seen near the scene of the accident.

Officials working the bus accident have stated that an adult male involved in the collision was transported via helicopter to the University Hospital with traumatic injuries.

At this time the identity of the victim or the true extent of his injuries has not been released to the public. An investigation into the cause and circumstances of the accident remains ongoing at this time.

Important Information about School Transportation Accidents

According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are a little over 100 wrongful deaths of people involved in school transportation accidents every year in the United States:

  • From the period of 2004 to 2013, there were a total of 1,344 people of all ages who were killed in school transportation accidents in the United States.
  • During the same time period, there were an average of 134 fatalities in school transportation accidents every year in the United States.
  • Impacts to the front end of school transportation vehicles happened in 53 percent of all fatal school transportation crashes in the United States. 

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