Special Needs Transportation

Student dies after medical emergency on bus

Posted on January 3, 2013

JACKSON, Tenn. — A middle school student died after suffering from a medical emergency on a school bus here last month, The Jackson Sun reports.

Officials said that the student’s private-duty nurse, who was with him on the bus, performed CPR, and a special-education assistant and the bus driver also tried to help. The student was taken to a hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

According to The Jackson Sun, Jackson-Madison County Schools officials said in a statement after the incident that the student “suffered from a medical crisis of unknown origin.”

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Another recent story on a special-needs bus emergency:

District reviews special-needs safety following students’ deaths

Comments ( 1 )
  • Diana Hollander

     | about 5 years ago

    This is a very sad story. It must have been very traumatic for all involved. My deepest sympathies.

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