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Three Hospitalized After School Bus Collision

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Jonathan Hernandez2 years ago

Three people were injured in a Somers school bus accident.

Details about the Bus Accident

WTNH News is reporting that three people were injured in an accident involving a school bus in Somers on Thursday morning.

According to police, three people were taken to the hospital for unknown injuries after the school bus was involved in an accident with two other vehicles on Route 190 and Main Street and the 9th District Road.

Police further said that there were students on the bus at the time of the accident and at least one student was taken to the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Police did not confirm whether or not the other two people who were injured were on the bus or from the two other vehicles at the time of the accident.

The cause of the accident is unknown at this time.

Important Information about Bus Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicates that there were hundreds of wrongful deaths of people involved in accidents with school transportation vehicles in the last few years:

  • A total of 327 school-age children were killed in school-transportation accidents from 2004-2013.
  • School-transportation accidents accounted for a total of .4 percent of all fatal motor vehicle accidents from 2004-2013.
  • Occupants of school transportation vehicles accounted for about 8 percent of all fatalities.

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