LPS student falls after bus rolls into curb

"This is an unfortunate incident. Today we will be communicating safety reminders to all of our transportation staff and providing re-training on the required safety protocols to help keep students and staff safe," said Ryan Robley. 
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – UPDATE: The student who fell after an LPS bus rolled into a curb has suffered a concussion, according to the child’s mother.

The parent tells Channel 8 that their son, who is physically disabled and nonverbal, was being unbuckled from their wheelchair by the paraeducator when the bus’ lift doors shut.

The bus then began to move and rolled into the curb, flipping the student’s wheelchair on its side, causing the student to hit his head and bruise his arm.

The parent took their son to the ER for evaluation, where they found out he had suffered a concussion.

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Lincoln Public Schools is stressing safety to staff after a student fell inside a bus that rolled into a curb.

Ryan Robley, LPS Transportation Director, released a statement on the incident that happened on Thursday.

The student was being unloaded at their home when the bus rolled into a curb, causing them to fall inside the bus.

The driver did not engage the bus’s parking brake, which is a standard safety protocol at every student stop.

The student’s parent saw the incident and took the child to be checked out.

“This is an unfortunate incident. Today we will be communicating safety reminders to all of our transportation staff and providing re-training on the required safety protocols to help keep students and staff safe,” said Robley.
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