McDowell County, NC (December 21, 2018) – Yesterday in the afternoon hours, a McDowell County school bus was involved in an accident that led to injuries in several students. Of these, police said that one person was taken to the Mission Hospital and five were taken by ambulance to the Mission McDowell Hospital. Two others received minor injuries and were taken to the hospital by private vehicles.
Police say that the accident happened near the area of Goforth Road. Emergency responders were on the scene for several hours until 4 p.m. with lanes of the road blocked.
At this time, police say that all parties are expected to recover from their injuries. Police continue their investigation of how the bus crashed.
Though bus accidents are quite rare, they still continue to take place on our roads for a variety of reasons. If you or a loved one have been injured in one of these accidents, we would like to extend our sympathies to you.
Bus Accident in North Carolina
Buses are known for being one of the safest placed for children due to the fact that bus drivers are specifically trained for the job; however, that doesn’t mean that every year, we don’t see many bus accidents on our roads. Though many of these accidents happen due to the negligence of other parties who are not looking out for the well-being of those on school buses, you should know that these accidents happen for a wide variety of reasons and that your loved one has rights to compensation if they have been injured.
A special duty of care is owed to children and, at the Nye Law Group, we understand how important it is that your loved one is able to move forward during this difficult experience that no child should ever go through. Our car accident attorneys have experience in a wide variety of other personal injury cases, including bus accidents, and are here for you and your family every step of the way. We have helped many individuals receive proven case results in the past and will continue to help others fight when they have been involved in an accident that took place due to the recklessness of another party. Do not hesitate to reach out to us at 912-200-5230 to find out what we can do for you.
Note: A variety of outside sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.
Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.