School Bus Collides with Another Vehicle in Edgewood Resulting in Multiple Injuries
Around 3pm, a routine afternoon turned into a frightening experience for students and families in Edgewood, Maryland when a school bus collided with another vehicle. SkyTeam 11, Baltimore’s trusted source for news, was quick to report on the incident from above, giving viewers a bird’s-eye view of the scene. Three individuals were taken to the hospital for injuries.
The school bus that was involved, left many parents anxious and concerned for their loved ones. According to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company, multiple children were on board at the time of the collision. While 18 students were taken to the hospital for various injuries, the majority were simply precautionary and thankfully minor.
It’s a relief to hear that all of the students involved in this incident have either been discharged or are awaiting discharge. Parents and loved ones must be breathing a huge sigh of relief at finally being reunited with their children after such a harrowing experience. Some were lucky enough to be released at the scene, but for the rest, school and fire officials were quick to work together to create a safe reunification area at the hospital. The coordination and care that has gone into this situation is a testament to the dedication and professionalism of these officials.
With school back in session and buses hitting the road once again, it’s important to remember to always be alert and cautious while driving. Here’s hoping that everyone involved can now rest and recover from this traumatic event. As the investigation continues, our thoughts and prayers go out to the 3 other individuals affected by this tragic event.
What Should You Do After a Car Accident in Baltimore?
If you or someone you love is in an auto accident in Maryland, it’s critical that you take immediate steps to ensure your short-term and long-term wellbeing. The first step you need to take is to move to a safe area after a crash if you’re able. You should then assess the degree to which you were injured and call 911 if necessary. If you experienced injuries that require medical assistance, make sure to accept medical treatment while at the scene of the crash.
While you remain at the scene of the crash, it’s critical that you avoid discussing fault, admitting liability, or giving a statement to your insurance company before calling a Maryland car accident attorney. Expert traffic accident attorneys can help you through the process of the legal and insurance ramifications of your case, and they can assist you in protecting the value of your claim. Give Zirkin & Schmerling a call today – 410-753-4611.