North Charleston, SC – Student Hurt in School Bus Crash at Azalea Dr & Cosgrove Ave
North Charleston, SC (December 2, 2021) – A student was injured after an accident involving a school bus in North Charleston on Thursday morning, December 2. The incident took place at around 9:40 a.m. near the crossing of Azalea Drive and Cosgrove Avenue.
Local sources revealed that four students were on board the Daniel Jenkins Academy bus at the time of the crash. The bus driver was reportedly in the process of making a left turn when another vehicle suddenly raced into the intersection. The bus had to brake suddenly to avoid a collision.
A student on board the bus was taken to a local hospital at the request of a parent. No updates on their condition have been provided at this time.
An ongoing accident investigation is being managed by local law enforcement.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
School Bus Accidents in South Carolina
In the United States, an alarming number of people are killed in school bus accidents each year. Between 2007 and 2016, 1,282 people died in school bus collisions. That is an average of 128 school bus-related fatalities per year. Only 9% of the fatalities involved someone riding on the bus at the time of the accident, and almost 70% of people killed in bus accidents were not on board.
Even the most cautious drivers can become involved in a serious accident. After being unfairly injured by a reckless driver, it is critical that those injured in a car accident pursue the compensation they deserve. Driving is the primary mode of transportation for the majority of South Carolinians. Unfortunately, the risk of a collision is always present when traveling in a motor vehicle. Regardless, most drivers are unsure what to do in the event of a collision, and many accident victims are overwhelmed when trying to pursue a personal injury claim for compensation without the assistance of a North Charleston personal injury lawyer.
North Charleston Personal Injury Lawyers
After a collision, a qualified lawyer can assist injured parties in filing a personal injury claim. Our legal team at Monge & Associates is dedicated to assisting those injured in car accidents in obtaining compensation to cover medical treatment and other damages. During what is undoubtedly a difficult and stressful time, we will ensure that your legal rights are protected. Hiring a qualified attorney to build a strong case and recover the compensation you deserve is the first step in protecting your rights.
To learn more about how an auto accident lawyer in North Charleston can assist you, call 800-421-0174 today.
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.
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