Just prior to school dismissing on Monday afternoon, a car crashed into a wall at an Albion, New York elementary school sending students to the hospital. At approximately 3:15 p.m., a vehicle struck another vehicle in the school’s parking lot and then crashed into a wall of the building and into a fourth-grade classroom. There were around 20 students in the classroom at the time of the accident and five students suffered injuries. Three of the injured students were treated at the scene of the accident for minor injuries and the other two were taken to the hospital but are believed to be ok. The driver was uninjured in the accident and police believe he suffered a medical condition causing the crash. Charges were not filed and it is unknown if the school district will pursue any action.
While there are many common causes of car accidents, reckless and negligent driving is a factor in a large portion of theses accidents. Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, distracted driving, speeding, road rage, and fatigued driving are all examples of reckless driving that can cause life-altering injuries and fatalities. In order to hold an at-fault driver responsible for your accident, it is imperative that you consult an experienced auto accident attorney.
The level of expertise and success at Meyerkord & Kurth makes us some of the best St. Louis personal injury attorneys. We have built our firm on family values emphasizing the importance of fighting for our client’s rights while providing support. Our attorneys will work to obtain justice for your case by recovering the maximum compensation for your damages. If reckless driving has caused you to suffer damages, contact us today.