A bus accident has left several passengers injured in San Francisco. On late Saturday afternoon, a double-decker tour bus collided with an SUV at around 6 p.m. The bus was traveling on the Embarcadero when the collision occurred. There were eight passengers injured in the crash, and seven of them were transported to the hospital for treatment. Authorities believe that the injuries are minor and that all victims should fully recover. A mechanical defect is to blame for the crash. The accident is the second tour bus accident to occur in San Francisco in just over a month. Last month’s bus crash injured 20 people.
There are numerous types of auto accidents that happen frequently, one of which is bus accidents. Bus accidents often result in several individuals sustaining injuries or death due to the vehicles being capable of transporting many passengers. Bus accidents can be caused by negligent drivers, dangerous roadways, and mechanical defects. If you have been injured in a bus accident you may be entitled to compensation by filing a personal injury case, you could also potentially have grounds to file a third party case as well. To properly determine the most effective way to obtain justice and recover compensation for your damages, it is necessary to consult a skilled bus accident attorney.
The St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth will fully investigate all aspects of your accident to determine a strategy most successful at handling your case. Our attorneys have over 95 years of legal experience and have handled numerous accident cases. If you have been injured in a bus accident, contact our office today for a free no-obligation consultation.