Call For Free Initial Consultation
800-539-0652
Maples, Nix & Diesselhorst
Menu Contact

Children treated at site of Oklahoma City school bus crash

Dozens of Oklahoma City parents likely breathed sighs of relief when they learned that no children were seriously injured after a pickup truck collided with a school bus en route to Surrey Hills Elementary. The accident occurred the morning of Dec. 12 when a truck occupied by two teenagers apparently turned in front of the bus. Reportedly, about 40 kids were on the bus at the time of the collision.

A news report doesn't indicate the precise cause of the crash, though turning in front of an oncoming vehicle is often attributed to some form of negligence. Some children did suffer minor cuts and abrasions, and those kids received treatment at the accident site. None of the children on the bus were taken to the hospital.

However, the two teenagers in the truck were treated at a hospital for injuries that were not thought to be serious.

We might assume that busses are a relatively safe mode of transportation for students, but clearly accidents do occur. When a child is involved in a bus accident, parents should be alert for signs of injury that may not be apparent in the immediate aftermath of the crash. While children might not initially complain of pain or discomfort, symptoms of injuries caused by a bus accident sometimes arise later.

If medical care is necessary after an auto accident of any kind, it is important that injured parties (or, in this case, the injured parties’ parents) keep track of all billing statements. This information, in addition to the calculation of any necessary medical care in the future, can help victims of driver negligence receive the full amount of due compensation for injuries.

Source: News 9, "No Serious Injuries In Yukon School Bus Crash In NW OKC," Dec. 12, 2013

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
  • "Glendell was very caring during my hours of tears... don't know why anyone would use any other firm in town."

    Bea D.

  • "...absolutely went WAY above & beyond to get me the best possible settlement!..."

    Terrie B.

  • "...Well done and your clients are blessed to have such skilled attorneys..."

    Jack S.

  • "Thank you for your help and understanding."

    Bety & Chuck M.

  • "I really appreciated all your hard work and your kindness shown to me and my children during all these trying times..."

    Lillie & Family

  • "I would like to give my thanks and gratitude to Maples Law Firm. I want to especially thank Travis Siegel for his dedication and support these last two years..."

    Lee & Chastity M.

  • "You are so special and so appreciated! You restored our faith in attorneys!!"

    Sheryn & Johnny

Check Out Our Free Books By Ray Maples
Free Book
  • $3.6 Million Trucking Case Settlement
  • $4.7 Million Medical Malpractice Case Settlement
  • $1.5 Million Nursing Home Case Settlement
  • $1.5 Million Workplace Case Settlement
  • $2.25 Million Class Action Case Settlement
  • $1.75 Million Dangerous Products Case Settlement
  • $2.75 Million Medical Malpractice Case Settlement
  • $3 Million Nursing Home Negligence Case Settlement
  • $3.6 Million Truck Accidents Case Settlement
More Verdicts and Settlements
Email us for a response

Contact Us For A FREE No Obligation Case Evaluation

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Maples, Nix & Diesselhorst
15401 North May Avenue
Edmond, OK 73013

Toll Free: 800-539-0652
Fax: 405-513-8121
Map & Directions
Edmond Law Office Map

Map