On his way to school at West Intermediate in Cedar Hill Wednesday morning, an 11-year-old boy on his bike was hit by a school bus.
The boy, who came out of an alley only to collide with the back corner of a school bus near an intersection, was flown to Children’s Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries to his neck and legs. The three high school students who were on the bus were not injured.
As pedestrians, it is important to be fully aware of our surroundings and places where we may unexpectedly encounter a vehicle. This young boy is lucky to have survived his crash. As drivers, especially of service vehicles like school buses, we must also be aware of pedestrians, especially during the hours when children are travelling to and from school. The bus driver did the right thing to immediately report the accident – and it is good to know the bus passengers are all okay.
Be careful out there, and if you suffer injuries in a pedestrian accident as a result of someone else’s carelessness, contact a personal injury attorney today.
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