By Will Brown, Attorney and David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network
In Columbus, Ohio, a minivan crashed into the front of Kiddy Grove Daycare Center, a West Side daycare facility, while 40 children were napping. Luckily, no one was injured. According to authorities, the female driver of the minivan told officers that one minute she was in the parking lot and the next she was through the front of daycare. After being interviewed by police, the driver was taken to Doctor’s West to be treated for her personal injuries.
It is unclear whether any charges will be filed and the crash remains under investigation. If you would like to read more about this story please see Woman driving minivan crashes into the front of and Ohio daycare while 40 children were napping.
It is very fortunate, for all involved, that no one was severely injured. However, this incident stresses the important of driver attentiveness. Today, drivers face a host of distractions including but not limited to cell phones, music, other passengers, other drivers, etc. The dangers of driving of usually underestimated because the activity of driving becomes mundane. It cannot be stressed enough, however, that drivers need to be alert and aware of their surroundings before getting behind the wheel. Doing so will make the roads a safer place, especially for children.