Medics Meet Boy They Saved After Horrific School Bus Crash

Maverik Lowe nearly died in Indiana accident last year
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 4, 2019 10:35 AM CST
Boy Meets Medics Who Saved Him After School Bus Crash
Emergency personnel responded to the scene of a collision that killed three children as they were boarding their school bus north of Rochester, Ind., on Oct. 30, 2018.   (Santiago Flores/South Bend Tribune via AP)

(Newser) – A 12-year-old Indiana boy who survived a bus stop crash that killed three young siblings has met the medics who saved his life, per the AP. Maverik Lowe's mother wrote on Facebook that her son on Saturday met with a nurse and a paramedic who treated him during a helicopter flight from the crash scene to a hospital. Jocelynne Lowe posted photos of the meeting outside a helicopter and also shared the images with WRTV. She wrote that she'd waited three months to meet the two people "I owe everything to."

A woman driving a pickup truck struck and critically injured Maverik as he and three other children crossed a highway to board a school bus on Oct. 30 near Rochester. Six-year-old twin brothers Xzavier and Mason Ingle and their 9-year-old sister, Alivia Stahl, were killed. Maverik's family has a fund-raising page. (The driver says she saw the flashing lights but didn't realize she was approaching a school bus in the dark.)

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