Twenty-three passengers were injured when their tour bus crashed in New Jersey on Saturday. Five of those who were sent to the hospital in critical condition have since been released. Three others in critical condition have been upgraded to fair condition. Two of the victims are children, state police have confirmed. All injured passengers were taken to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center.
Police are unaware as to what caused the crash, but the bus overturned on an exit ramp on Interstate 80. The bus driver informed police that another driver had cut him off. The bus slid down the embankment and flipped onto its side. The bus was heading to New York City, coming from Toronto, Canada, and had fifty-seven passengers aboard.
This bus accident is the latest in a series of bus accidents on American highways in recent years. Last year, thirteen people died when a bus crashed into a New York City guardrail, flipped over and hit a signpost that “sliced off the top of the bus.” The driver is facing manslaughter charges.
3 remain hospitalized after bus overturns in NJ, www.miamiherald.com October 07, 2012.
Twenty-three people are suffering from serious injuries because of one driver’s negligent actions. Many victims struggle with feelings of frustration and anger after an accident of this sort. The Friedland Law Group’s bus accident lawyers understand a victim’s need to hold the negligent party responsible. The Fort Lauderdale motor vehicle accident lawyers have dedicated their careers to helping accident victims recover compensation for injuries caused by another driver’s negligence and have a track record of success. If you have been injured in a bus crash or any type of automobile accident, call (305) 661-2008 today for your free consultation.
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