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October 26, 2021

Baton Rouge, LA – Police Respond to Accident Involving School Bus on Old Hammond Hwy

October 26, 2021

Baton Rouge, LA (September 16, 2021) – Deputies from the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office were called to investigate a collision between a car and a school bus on Old Hammond Highway on Thursday, September 16th.

Officials said that a car rear-ended the school bus as it was transporting 23 students from Liberty High School at about 2:55 p.m. 

The driver of the car, an adult male, was taken to a local hospital. 

According to the sheriff’s office, none of the students on board the bus were injured but the driver was transported to an urgent care facility in unknown condition. 

No one on the school bus was injured, deputies say.

The bus driver is currently being examined at an urgent care facility, officials say.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

School Bus Accidents in Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA - Police Respond to Accident Involving School Bus on Old Hammond Hwy

When car accidents cause injuries, they are often serious and can cause serious disruption to your life. The process of rehabilitation involves lengthy hospital stays, physical therapy, and maybe even re-learning how to perform everyday duties.

School buses are an essential form of daily transportation for many children across the United States, but the accidents in which they are involved put an average of 17,000 children in the emergency room every year. An estimated 19 children are killed yearly during school bus-related accidents.

Baton Rouge Bus Crash Attorneys

If you have been injured in a car crash because of someone else’s carelessness, it is important that they seek good legal guidance from an experienced car crash attorney in Baton Rouge right away. Victims often find that they have a wide variety of legal options available as they pursue financial recovery.

The Baton Rouge car accident lawyers at Smiley Law Firm have decades of experience helping their injured clients hold irresponsible drivers accountable. Our attorneys are prepared to walk you through the legal process and work hard to offer you effective and up-to-date legal guidance. 

Our personal injury attorneys in Louisiana will do everything necessary to get you the full amount of financial recovery you are entitled to according to state law. If you sustained an injury during a car crash, contact our personal injury attorneys in Baton Rouge by calling 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222. Schedule a free case examination with a member of our legal team of automobile accident attorneys in New Orleans as soon as possible.

Note: These posts are constructed with the use of secondary sources. These sources include but are not limited to local and state news stories, local and state police accident reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about injury accidents that take place in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana. We did not independently verify the fact surrounding this accident. If you locate any information that is inaccurate, please contact our firm and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will also remove this post upon request.

Disclaimer: These posts are created to raise awareness about the dangers of driving in Louisiana. We hope that by casting light on serious accidents like this one, other drivers will take heed, and avoid being seriously injured in a similar accident. This post is not a solicitation for business. The information contained in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene.

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