Oklahoma City, OK (May 4, 2019) – According to authorities with the Crooked Oak School District, six students suffered at least minor injuries following an accident that took place near I-35 and Hefner Road. The school bus crashed into a ditch on Thursday, May 2nd, although the time has not been specified.
According to police officers, between 20 and 30 students were on board the bus when it went out of control and crashed into a ditch. The bus landed on its right side and police have not stated whether or not speed was a factor.
Emergency medical crews accompanied law enforcement at the scene where they confirmed that six students suffered various injuries. However, the seriousness of those injuries has not been stated. The incident is under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the six injured children and their families at this time. We hope for their full recoveries.
Bus Accidents in Oklahoma
As members of the community, we understand that there is hardly anything as frightening as a school bus accident in Oklahoma. An accident involving a school bus is so concerning mostly because children are usually the ones to suffer the severest injuries. Not only is there nearly nothing as overwhelming as the sudden injury of a child, but such an event can often leave loved ones with severe financial burdens alongside lost wages.
At McIntyre Law, our dedicated and compassionate accident attorneys understand that the moments following a sudden injury are no time for added stress. We are proud of our over 90 years of experience in helping victims and their families obtain the compensation they deserve after suffering injuries for reasons beyond their control. If your child has been injured in a school bus accident in Oklahoma, please do not hesitate to call (405) 917-5250 to speak with knowledgeable and compassionate representation today.
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Disclaimer: At McIntyre Law, P.C., we are active members in our local communities and in those across Oklahoma. While we hope the pain and suffering experienced in these accidents never happen to anyone, these kinds of events are all too common across our state. Our goal is that these posts will raise awareness and prevent future accidents from occurring. The information included within should not be misconstrued as legal advice and you should always consult with a trained legal professional about the specifics of your situation before taking any action.