Four People Injured in Phoenix Car Accident Involving City Bus
People use public transportation such as city buses for many reasons, not the least of which is to avoid the stress and responsibility of driving. While the vast majority of bus passengers arrive at their destination safely, there are times when something goes wrong. When this occurs, people can be badly injured or worse. It appears that more than one person was seriously injured in a North Phoenix car accident today that involved a city bus, and police are continuing to investigate the situation.
According to authorities, the latest Phoenix car accident occurred today just after 11 a.m. at the intersection of Cactus Road and Cave Creek Road. While no details regarding what caused the crash were available, the accident involved a city bus and a private vehicle. At least four people were injured, and two of them are believed to have been injured seriously. No names of those involved in the crash were released at this point, but police officials have stated that their investigation is moving forward quickly.
Arizona Car Accident Statistics
First and foremost, we'd like to offer our thoughts and hopes for those people who were injured. We hope that they are able to survive the harm they have suffered and to get back into the routines of their lives quickly. In addition, this Phoenix car accident will now become part of the overall statistics regarding Arizona car accidents. Every year, more than 140,000 such crashes occur, leading to more than 65,000 injuries and to more than 1,000 fatalities.
Phoenix Personal Injury Lawyers
Obviously, more information would be needed in order to provide anyone with a complete legal analysis of this Phoenix car accident. If the driver of the private vehicle was at fault, those who were injured could file Arizona personal injury lawsuits against that driver. If the bus driver was at fault, those who were injured would need to complete a procedural step with the city before filing a lawsuit if one was still necessary. Those who successfully recover damages could be compensated for their medical costs, their lost income and their pain and suffering.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a crash, you need to seek the help of Phoenix car accident lawyers who have been holding those responsible for this type of harm accountable for many years. Contact the Phillips Law Group today to schedule a free initial consultation.