Columbus, OH (March 11, 2024) – The Columbus Police Department responded to the scene of a traffic collision on Monday evening, March 11th. The accident took place around 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Chatterton Road and Falcon Ridge Dive near Blacklick Estates.

The Columbus Fire Department also arrived at the scene. According to officials, the accident involved a school bus and a car as the two vehicles collided head-on with one another. Both the bus and the car sustained significant property damage in the collision. A total of three people were injured in the crash. The victims were taken to Mount Carmel East Hospital and Grant Medical Center for treatment. One person was listed in serious condition while another was in stable condition. There were no students aboard the bus when the crash happened and the bus driver was not injured. The cause of the accident remains under investigation at this time. There is no additional information and it is unknown whether any charges will be filed in connection with the crash. No further details have been released.

We want to offer our thoughts and best wishes to the victims who were affected by this injury accident in Columbus. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.

Traffic Accidents in Ohio  Columbus, OH – Three Hurt in Head-On Crash with School Bus on Chatterton Rd.

Ohio can be a dangerous state for motorists. With more than 60,000 individuals suffering injuries in traffic crashes each year, no one is ever truly safe from potentially being involved in an injury collision. Negligent drivers are the primary cause of these accidents and their careless and reckless driving behaviors can result in injuries to innocent motorists.

The days and weeks following an Ohio car accident can seem uncertain and scary. You are likely to have questions about your future during this difficult time, including how you will pay your medical bills and afford treatment for your injuries. Under Ohio law, you may have legal rights during this time. This includes your right to receive compensation for your losses, such as your pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, and potentially more.

Here at Attkisson Law Firm, we can help when you have been injured in an Ohio car accident. We have assisted hundreds of clients who have been involved in injury crashes that were not their fault. Our firm strongly believes that all negligent drivers should be held fully accountable for their actions. We work hard each day to achieve justice and to fight for your legal rights. Before you speak with the insurance company or other third party, please reach out to us to discuss your legal rights and options.

There is nothing more devastating than a sudden injury crash. However, you can begin putting your life back together once you take advantage of your legal options. Our firm is standing by to take your call at any time. We offer free consultations and case evaluations for all potential and prospective clients. There is no financial obligation until we obtain a recovery on your behalf. To speak with a Columbus car accident lawyer, please reach out to us using our online intake form or give us a call at (937) 632-1175.

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Disclaimer: For many years, the attorneys at Attkisson Law Firm have dedicated themselves to assisting injured accident victims and their families throughout Ohio. We want to encourage everyone to slow down and operate motor vehicles with caution. Please note this post is not an attempt to solicit business. The information provided herein should not be considered medical or legal advice. Additionally, the photograph accompanying this post was not taken at the accident scene.