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May 12, 2022

Lithonia, GA – One Injured in School Bus Accident at Biltmore Trace & S Deshon Rd 

Lithonia, GA (May 12, 2022) – One person was injured in a school bus accident that took place at a Lithonia intersection on Tuesday, May 10.

According to DeKalb County Police, the accident happened at an unknown time at the intersection of Biltmore Trace and South Deshon Road. Due to reasons that are not yet known, a school bus and a passenger vehicle collided at the intersection. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the collision. 

Emergency responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the passenger vehicle, who has not yet been identified, was injured in the accident. The party was taken to the hospital for treatment. The two students on the school bus were not hurt in the collision. 

The intersection was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal in the area. 

Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident. 

We offer our sympathies to the party injured in this accident. We hope that they will receive a speedy recovery. 

School Bus Accidents in Georgia

School bus accidents are nowhere near as common as other accidents that happen on our roads in Georgia every year. According to recent statistics, approximately 17,000 people were injured in school bus accidents in one recent year. Handfuls of victims even lose their lives in these accidents every year. Buses are capable of causing extensive harm to others on our roads due to their sheer size alone. Bus drivers are expected to take precautions on our roads to make sure that these accidents do not occur but they still tend to happen every year. If you have been hurt in a bus-related accident and wonder where you can turn, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

Nobody should ever have to deal with the stressful aftermath of an accident on their own, no matter what circumstances led to the collision. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim, especially if you have suffered from serious injuries. Some of the most common injuries that stem from bus accidents include the following: 

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Broken bones
  • Internal organ damage
  • Paralysis

These injuries can sometimes be incredibly severe or even permanent. This is why it is crucial that you speak with a Lithonia personal injury attorney that you can trust. 

Our skilled attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you after you have been hurt in a bus-related accident or any other type of injury accident. You should never have to feel like you have to navigate this difficult situation on your own. Our attorneys will aggressively work to protect your rights and help you work toward the compensation that you deserve. You have options during these difficult times. Please contact a bus accident attorney in Lithonia at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can assist you. 

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.