5 students injured in Columbia school bus accident

Five students aboard a school bus in Columbia sustained injuries after an accident was caused by a reckless driver, an article of News 2 reported on April 5.

According to reports, before 8:00 a.m. on April 4, a school bus containing 24 students was struck by a pickup truck. The accident reportedly happened after the pickup driver, whose name was not released, veered into the lane of the school bus in an attempt to make a left turn. Officials from the Lexington Richland School District confirmed that five students were hospitalized after sustaining bruise or bump injuries in the incident. Lexington County authorities said that the pickup driver, who is expected to be charged for failing to yield the right of way, was also treated for injuries.

Unfortunately, many children are left injured or permanently disabled after sustaining injuries in roadway accidents. If your child has been injured by a careless or reckless driver, we want to help you understand your legal rights and fight for justice. Learn more about how the attorneys at the Goings Law Firm, LLC can work on your behalf today by calling (803) 350-9230.