10-Year-Old Boy Hit By Car While Boarding School Bus Speaks Out

10-Year-Old Boy Hit By Car While Boarding School Bus Speaks Out


THE LAW BY FAILING TO STOP FOR A SCHOOL BUS OR DID SUN GLARE CAUSED THE CRASH? JENNIFER McLOGAN MET THE 10- YEAR-OLD VICTIM AT THE SITE OF THE ACCIDENT. JUST STOP FOR SCHOOL BUSES. Reporter: IAN REMEMBERS WHAT LANDED HIM IN THE HOSPITAL FOR 6 DAYS AND EMERGENCY SURGERY. I JUST HEARD BEEPING AND ALL OF A SUDDEN I GOT HIT AND I GOT HIT UPWARD AND I HIT THE STOP SIGN. Reporter: THE STOP SIGN OF HIS SCHOOL BUS IN THE MIDST OF PICKING UP CHILDREN. BUT ONE DRIVER FAILED TO REACT. AN 81-YEAR-OLD NEIGHBOR SLAMMED INTO EN AS HE LANDED IN — IN AS HE LANDED ON THE BUS — SLAMMED INTO IAN AND HE LANDED ON THE BUS. IF I DIDN’T HAVE THIS BACKPACK I WOULD HAVE LANDED ON MY HEAD AND NECK, AND I WOULD HAVE HAD SPINAL INJURIES. IT WAS A LIFESAVER. Reporter: THE DRIVER WAS QUESTIONED BUT NOT CHARGED. MAYBE THEY FEEL SORRY FOR HIM BECAUSE HE IS OLDER. Reporter: NOT SO THE ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER TELLS US. OFTEN IN INVESTIGATIONS, CHARGES ARE NOT ISSUED UNTIL THE INVESTIGATION IS COMPLETED. THE CHILD’S MOTHER ONCE THE DRIVER HELD ACCOUNTABLE AND IS ASTONISHED THERE HAS BEEN NO APOLOGY. IF HE DOESN’T APOLOGIZE, I DON’T KNOW IF HE IS GOING TO FEEL PEACEFUL WITH HIMSELF. Reporter: SHE IS PUSHING FOR MORE EYE AND HEARING TESTS FOR THOSE BEHIND THE WHEEL. DON’T PUT YOURSELF IN DANGER. Reporter: MEANTIME, FOOTBALL IS OUT FOR IAN AND PHYSICAL THERAPY IS IN. HE MISSES THE CLASSROOM AND ALL OF HIS FRIENDS. I MAY HAVE TO BE SCHOOL — HOMESCHOOLED. Reporter: THIS CASE REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE. FROM KINGS PARK, JENNIFER McLOGAN, CBS 2 NEWS. THE DAY AFTER THE INCIDENT,

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  1. Not sure about Kings Park, though I do know in the 5 Boroughs; (Sun Glare or No Sun Glare) hitting a child entering/exiting a school bus results in 5 points on the license, Vehicle Impounded + Fines.

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