Hoyt Norwood has been cited for failing to yield and operating a vehicle with a suspended license after striking a seven-year-old girl while she was getting off the school bus on Monday afternoon
The accident occurred on highway 67 north of highway 959 in East Feliciana Parish. Norwood was driving his SUV northbound on Highway 67 when he failed to yield to the school bus in front of him.
The young victim was taken to the hospital and suffered moderate to serious injuries; her name has not been revealed due to her age.
Thousands of students have gone back-to-school in the past few weeks. The car accident attorneys at Simien & Simien would like to remind drivers that is important to be on high alert during this time. Here are some more back-to-school safety tips for drivers and students:
If you or someone you love has been injured in a school bus accident, the victim may be entitled to file a claim for damages. Our attorneys offer free legal consultations and can help you determine what your legal rights us.
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