Atlanta school personal injury bus wreck injures 1

Legal news for Georgia personal injury attorneys. A school bus crash injured one student after slamming into bushes.

Georgia personal injury attorneys alert- A school bus crash injured a Lindley Middle School student.

Atlanta, GA—One student was taken to the hospital after the school bus he was riding in crashed into some bushes. The school bus wreck happened on Monday afternoon, September 28, 2009, in yard located at 585 Hickory Trail in Mableton, as reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

A school bus transporting two Lindley Middle School students home from school drove off the side of the roadway, and crashed into some bushes in someone’s yard. The school bus driver reportedly was turning around, and claims the brakes on the bus went out, which caused her to crash into the bushes. One of the students stated his back was hurting as a result of the wreck. The unidentified student was transported by emergency medical services (EMS) crews to a local hospital as a precaution. The student is going to be OK, according to medical professionals. Another school bus reportedly transported the other student the rest of the way home. The Cobb County School District’s transportation department is investigating the incident and will determine if they brakes on the bus were defective. Cobb police officials are also reportedly investigating the school bus crash. At this time the driver has not been cited in connection with the wreck.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for personal injury lawyers located in Georgia.