11 injured in Head-On Middletown School Bus Crash

02/08/2012 // WPB, FL, USA // Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

Middleton, OH — Eleven people were injured in a three-vehicle collision that resulted in a head-on collision with a Middletown school bus. The school bus accident occurred in the 6100 block of Manchester Road near South Dixie Highway Wednesday, February 7, 2012 at around 7:49 a.m., reported Cincinatti.com.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol reported that a black pickup truck was headed west on Manchester road when it lost control on an ice covered bridge. The truck then sideswiped a second pickup truck that was traveling eastbound, causing the black pickup truck to continue in the eastbound lanes where it collided head-on into the school bus.

Three adults and eight children were injured in the wreck.

The pickup truck’s driver sustained minor injuries, while the passenger sustained moderate injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening. Police believe the passenger was not wearing a seat belt.

Eight of the 34 children on board the bus suffered minor injuries, while the bus driver complained of a leg injury.

Responding emergency crews transported the victims to Atrium Medical Center in Middletown for treatment.

The identities of the injured victims are being withheld at this time.

Investigations into the school bus accident are underway. Police do not believe drugs or alcohol were a factor.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Ohio automobile accident lawyers.

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