Police believe a Toyota Corolla cut off a Regional Transit Authority bus causing the bus to leave the road and crash through a guardrail before coming to rest in a wooded area. Twenty-six passengers were aboard the bus at the time; 15 were taken to area hospitals with minor injuries. Two people in the Toyota were also taken to the hospital. According to a release, the driver of the Corolla is at fault, but police do not believe speeding or alcohol were factors. The crash in under investigation.
Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in this crash. In cases where serious injuries or even deaths are involved, crash victims or their families may pursue a negligence claim to recover damages for injuries and loss. Filing a school bus accident lawsuit can be a complex process due to a number of entities that maybe held accountable. Consulting an experienced attorney can help victims recover the compensation they deserve.
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If you were injured or lost a loved one in a bus accident, it is important to contact an attorney to help recover compensation for your loss. When you need help with life’s necessities, contact Litigation Funding. When you know your bills and expenses are covered, it is much easier to fight for justice.